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ISBN: 9780323661461
Page Count: 496
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Human Embryology and Developmental Biology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 6th Edition

by Bruce M. Carlson, MD, PhD
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Completely revised from cover to cover, Human Embryology and Developmental Biology, 6th Edition, helps you master complex concepts on every aspect of normal and abnormal human development. Dr. Bruce M. Carlson provides authoritative, readable coverage of today’s scientific knowledge in this fast-changing field, keeping you up to date with what you need to know for coursework, exams, and clinical practice.

  • Developmental Tables

    Part 1. Early Developmental and the Fetal-Maternal Relationship

    1. Getting Ready for Pregnancy

    2. Transport of Gametes and Fertilization

    3. Molecular Basis for Embryonic Development

    4. Cleavage and Implantation

    5. Formation of Germ Layers and Early Derivatives

    6. Establishment of the Basic Embryonic Body Plan

    7. Placenta and Extraembryonic Membranes

    8. Developmental Disorders: Causes, Mechanisms, and Patterns

    Part 2. Development of the Body Systems

    9. Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

    10. Limb Development

    11. Nervous System

    12. Neural Crest

    13. Sense Organs

    14. Head and Neck

    15. Digestive and Respiratory Systems and Body Cavities

    16. Urogenital System

    17. Cardiovascular System

    18. Fetal Period and Birth

    Answers to Clinical Vignettes and Review Questions

  • Bruce M. Carlson, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology; Director, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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