Langman's Medical Embryology / Edition 11

Langman's Medical Embryology / Edition 11

by Thomas W. Sadler
     
 

Widely acclaimed for its clinical relevance and clear writing style, Langman's Medical Embryology provides a user-friendly and innovative approach to learning embryology. The revised eleventh edition presents medical and health professions students with a concise yet thorough description of embryology and its clinical significance, an awareness of which is

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Widely acclaimed for its clinical relevance and clear writing style, Langman's Medical Embryology provides a user-friendly and innovative approach to learning embryology. The revised eleventh edition presents medical and health professions students with a concise yet thorough description of embryology and its clinical significance, an awareness of which is essential in the diagnosis, and prevention of birth defects. It features outstanding full-color clinical images and photographs, end-of-chapter Summaries, Problems to Solve, and Clinical Correlates boxes.

A companion Website includes fully searchable text, interactive review questions and problems, updated Simbryo animations of embryologic system development, and PowerPoint slides for instructors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781790697
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Edition description:
Eleventh Edition
Pages:
385
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part One General Embryology

  • Chapter 1 Embryology: Old and New Frontiers and an Introduction to Molecular Regulation and Signaling/ Clinical Relevance/A Brief History of Embryology/Introduction to Molecular Regulation and Signaling
  • Chapter 2 Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells into Male and Female Gametes/Primordial Germ Cells/ Clinical Correlates/The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance/Clinical Correlates/Morphological Changes during Maturation of the Gametes/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 3 First Week of Development: Ovulation to Implantation/Ovarian Cycle/Clinical Correlates/Fertilization/Clinical Correlates/Cleavage/Blastocyst Formation/Clinical Correlates/Uterus at Time of Implantation
  • Chapter 4 Second Week of Development: Bilaminar Germ Disc/Day 8/ Day 9/Days 11 and 12/Day 13/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 5 Third Week of Development: Trilaminar Germ Disc/Gastrulation: Formation of Embryonic Mesoderm and Endoderm/Formation of the Notochord/Establishment of the Body Axes/Fate Map Established during Gastrulation/Growth of the Embryonic Disc/Clinical Correlates/Further Development of the Trophoblast
  • Chapter 6 Third to Eighth Weeks: The Embryonic Period/Derivatives of the Ectodermal Germ Layer/Derivatives of the Mesodermal Germ Layer/Clinical Correlates/Derivatives of the Endodermal Germ Layer/Patterning of the Anteroposterior Axis: Regulation by Homeobox Genes/External Appearance during the Second Month/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 7 Third Month to Birth: The Fetus and Placenta/Development of the Fetus/Clinical Correlates/Fetal Membranes and Placenta/Clinical Correlates/Structure of the Placenta/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/Amnion and Umbilical Cord/ Clinical Correlates/Placental Changes at the End of Pregnancy/Amniotic Fluid, Clinical Correlates/Fetal Membranes in Twins/Clinical Correlates/Parturition (Birth)/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 8 Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis/Birth Defects/ Clinical Correlates/Prenatal Diagnosis/Fetal Therapy
  • Part Two Systems-based Embryology

  • Chapter 9 Skeletal System/Skull/ Viscerocranium/Clinical Correlates/Limbs/Clinical Correlates/Vertebrae and the Vertebral Column/Clinical Correlates/Ribs and Sternum
  • Chapter 10 Muscular System/Striated Skeletal Musculature/Molecular Regulation of Muscle Development/Patterning of Muscles/Derivatives of Precursor Muscle Cells/Head Musculature/Limb Musculature/ Clinical Correlates/Cardiac Muscle/ Smooth Muscle
  • Chapter 11 Body Cavities/Formation of the Intraembryonic Cavity/Clinical Correlates/Serous Membranes/Diaphragm and Thoracic Cavity/Formation of the Diaphragm/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System/ Establishment of the Cardiogenic Field/ Formation and Position of the Heart Tube/Formation of the Cardiac Loop/Clinical Correlates/Molecular Regulation of Cardiac Development/Development of the Sinus Venosus/Formation of the Cardiac Septa/ Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/ Clinical Correlates/Formation of the Conducting System of the Heart/Vascular Development/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/Circulation before and after Birth
  • Chapter 13 Respiratory System/ Formation of the Lung Buds/Clinical Correlates/Larynx/Trachea, Bronchi, and Lungs/Maturation of the Lungs/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 14 Digestive System/Divisions of the Gut Tube/ Molecular Regulation of Gut Tube Development/MesenterieForegut/ Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/ Clinical Correlates/Molecular Regulation of Liver Induction/Pancreas/ Clinical Correlates/Midgut/Clinical Correlates/Hindgut/Clinical Correlates
  • Chapter 15 Urogenital System/Urinary System/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/Genital System/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates/Clinical Correlates
  • Abbreviated Table of Contents

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