Essential Reproduction, Includes Wiley E-Text / Edition 7

Essential Reproduction, Includes Wiley E-Text / Edition 7

by Martin H. Johnson
ISBN-10:
1444335758
ISBN-13:
9781444335750
Pub. Date:
04/01/2013
Publisher:
Wiley
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Overview

Essential Reproduction, Includes Wiley E-Text / Edition 7

Providing essential reading for medical, veterinary and biological science students, and students of physiology and trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology, the seventh edition of Essential Reproduction offers an up-to-date account of the fundamentals of reproduction within the context of cutting-edge knowledge and examples of its application. It provides a multidisciplinary approach integrating physiology, genetics, behaviour, anatomy and clinical science, to give thorough coverage of the study of mammalian reproduction.

Essential Reproduction is now accompanied by the Wiley E-Text: Powered by VitalSource, and includes:

  • The latest on conceptual, informational and applied aspects of reproduction
  • A new structure offering a more logical approach to study and revision
  • Expanded further reading suggestions to support research

A companion website at www.essentialreproduction.com features all of the images from the book to download – perfect for instructor and student support.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444335750
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Series: Essentials Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 690,450
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

How to use this book viii

Acknowledgements ix

Features of your textbook x

PART 1: Introduction 1

1 What is reproduction? 3

PART 2: Making men and women 33

2 Sex 35

3 Sexual maturation 50

4 Gender 69

5 Sexual selection 85

PART 3: Preparing for pregnancy 103

6 Making sperm 105

7 Men 122

8 Making eggs 133

9 Women 151

PART 4: Making an embryo 173

10 Sperm and eggs 175

11 Fertilization 189

12 Initiating pregnancy 206

PART 5: Maintaining a pregnancy 225

13 Supporting the embryo and fetus 227

14 Growing the fetus 245

15 Fetal challenges 258

PART 6: A new individual 271

16 Preparing for birth 273

17 Giving birth 283

18 Lactation 297

19 Postnatal care 309

PART 7: Manipulating reproduction 323

20 Regulating fertility 325

21 Restoring fertility 340

22 Society and reproduction 356

Index 365

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