The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology / Edition 6

The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology / Edition 6

by Keith L. Moore, T. V. Persaud
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721669743

ISBN-13: 9780721669748

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's the New Edition of the most comprehensive, up-to-date account of the normal and abnormal development of the embryo and fetus. Every chapter has been thoroughly revised to reflect new findings in research and their clinical applications. The 6th Edition now includes full-color photographs, MR and ultrasound images, and all-new 3-D figures illustrating

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Here's the New Edition of the most comprehensive, up-to-date account of the normal and abnormal development of the embryo and fetus. Every chapter has been thoroughly revised to reflect new findings in research and their clinical applications. The 6th Edition now includes full-color photographs, MR and ultrasound images, and all-new 3-D figures illustrating difficult concepts, and showing the effects of drugs and viruses on the fetus and how anomalies develop.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721669748
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Human Anatomy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
563
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 11.03(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction to the Developing Human1
2The Beginning of Human Development: First Week15
3Formation of Bilaminar Embryonic Disc: Second Week43
4Formation of Germ Layers and Early Tissue and Organ Differentiation: Third Week59
5Organogenetic Period: Fourth to Eighth Weeks77
6The Fetal Period: Ninth Week to Birth101
7Placenta and Fetal Membranes119
8Human Birth Defects157
9Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm187
10The Pharyngeal Apparatus201
11The Respiratory System241
12The Digestive System255
13The Urogenital System287
14The Cardiovascular System329
15The Skeletal System381
16The Muscular System401
17The Limbs409
18The Nervous System427
19The Eye and Ear465
20The Integumentary System485
Discussion of Clinically Oriented Problems503
Appendices515
Index521

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