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Human Reproductive Biology

This acclaimed text has been fully revised and updated, now incorporating issues including aging of the reproductive system, and updates on the chapters on conception and Gamete Transport and Fertilization, and Pregnancy.Human Reproductive Biology, 3rd edition emphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns of today. Generously illustrated in full color, the text provides current information about human reproductive anatomy and physiology.The ideal book for courses on human reproductive biology - includes chapter introductions, sidebars on related topics of interest, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.

Audience
Reproductive biologists, endocrinologists, developmental biologists, and those interested in the reproductive biology of humans. Can also be used as a text for undergraduate students in endocrinology, reproductive biology, and developmental biology.

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Published: March 2006

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-088465-0

Reviews

  • "...the text of choice for any college-level course in human reproduction....This new edition easily laps the competition." - Peter T. Ellison, John Cowles Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

Contents

  • Part I: The Adult Female and Male Reproductive Systems; The Brain and Pituatiary Gland; The Female Reproductive System; The Menstrual Cycle; The Male Reproductive System; Part II: Sex Differentiation and Development; Sexual Differentiation; Puberty; Reproductive Aging; Part III: Procreation; The Human Sexual Response; Gamete Transport and Fertilization; Pregnancy; Labour and Birth; The Neonate and the New Parents; Part IV: Fertility and Its Control; Human Population Growth and Family Planning; Contraception; Induced Abortion; Infertility; Human Population Growth and Family Planning; Part V: Special Topics in Human Reproductive Biology; Brain Sex; Sexually Transmittal Diseases.

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