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Page Count: 368
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Before We Are Born Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition

by Keith L. Moore, BA, MSc, PhD, DSc, FIAC, FRSM, FAAA, T. V. N. Persaud, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCPath (Lond.), FAAA and Mark G. Torchia, MSc, PhD
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ISBN: 9780323608527
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
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Covering the essentials of normal and abnormal human development for students in a variety of health science disciplines, Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects, 10th Edition, reflects new research findings and current clinical practice through concise text and abundant illustrations. This edition has been fully updated by the world’s foremost embryologists and is based on the popular text, The Developing Human, written by the same author team. It provides an easily accessible understanding of all of the latest advances in embryology, including normal and abnormal embryogenesis, causes of birth defects, and the role of genes in human development.

  • 1. Introduction to Human Development

    2. Human Reproduction

    3. First Week of Human Development

    4. Second Week of Human Development

    5. Third Week of Human Development

    6. Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development

    7. Fetal Period: The Ninth Week to Birth

    8. Placenta and Fetal Membranes

    9. Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm

    10. Pharyngeal Apparatus, Face, and Neck

    11. Respiratory System

    12. Alimentary System

    13. Urogenital System

    14. Cardiovascular System

    15. Musculoskeletal System

    16. Nervous System

    17. Development of Eyes and Ears

    18. Integumentary System

    19. Human Birth Defects

    20. The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Development

    Bibliography and Suggested Reading

    Appendix: Answers to Clinically Oriented Questions

    Index

    1. Introduction to Human Development

    2. Human Reproduction

    3. First Week of Human Development

    4. Second Week of Human Development

    5. Third Week of Human Development

    6. Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development

    7. Fetal Period: The Ninth Week to Birth

    8. Placenta and Fetal Membranes

    9. Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm

    10. Pharyngeal Apparatus, Face, and Neck

    11. Respiratory System

    12. Alimentary System

    13. Urogenital System

    14. Cardiovascular System

    15. Musculoskeletal System

    16. Nervous System

    17. Development of Eyes and Ears

    18. Integumentary System

    19. Human Birth Defects

    20. The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Development

    Bibliography and Suggested Reading

    Appendix: Answers to Clinically Oriented Questions

    Index

  • Keith L. Moore, BA, MSc, PhD, DSc, FIAC, FRSM, FAAA, Professor Emeritus, Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Former Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Associate Dean for Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Former Professor and Head of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, T. V. N. Persaud, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCPath (Lond.), FAAA, Professor Emeritus and Former Head, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science; Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health; Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Professor of Anatomy, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies and Mark G. Torchia, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Development, Department of Surgery, Associate Professor, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Sciences, Director, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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