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Before We Are Born

Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects, by Drs. Keith L. Moore, T.V.N. Persaud, and Mark G. Torchia, allows you to efficiently and quickly assimilate the most important concepts related to this subject. Concise and richly illustrated, this popular book delivers the embryology knowledge you need in a highly efficient, reader-friendly manner. You can also access the complete contents online at www.studentconsult.com, along with 17 remarkable animations, downloadable illustrations, additional review questions and answers, and more.

Audience

medical students taking an embryology course or preparing for USMLE Step 1 exam; students in PA and NP programs, HP and nursing programs who are learning embryology.

Paperback, 368 Pages

Published: December 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-8089-2443-2

Contents

  • 1 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    2 HUMAN REPRODUCTION

    3 FIRST WEEK OF DEVELOPMENT

    4 SECOND WEEK OF DEVELOPMENT

    5 THIRD WEEK OF DEVELOPMENT

    6 DEVELOPMENT DURING WEEKS FOUR TO EIGHT

    7 FETAL PERIOD: THE NINTH WEEK TO BIRTH

    8 PLACENTA AND FETAL MEMBRANES

    9 BODY CAVITIES, MESENTERIES, AND DIAPHRAGM

    10 PHARYNGEAL APPARRATUS

    11 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    12 ALIMENTARY SYSTEM

    13 UROGENITAL SYSTEM 

    14 CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    15 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    16 NERVOUS SYSTEM

    17 EYES AND EARS

    18 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

    19 HUMAN BIRTH DEFECTS

    20 THE CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF DEVELOPMENT

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