Larsen

Larsen's Human Embryology

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

This book presents in-depth coverage of both the clinical and molecular biological aspects of human development. It examines the relationship between basic science and embryology, and describes potential clinical disorders arising out of embryologic problems. A strong clinical focus, practical design, and superb artwork–with more than 150 images new to this edition–allow for quick comprehension and easy application of the latest knowledge in this rapidly advancing field. A user-friendly design enables you to review the material in several ways, and online access to Student Consult enhances your study of the subject and exponentially boosts your reference power.

Audience
Medical students
Graduate students in developmental biology

Paperback, 712 Pages

Published: April 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06811-9

Contents

  • 1 Gametogenesis, Fertilization and First Week

    2 Second Week: Becoming Bilaminar and Fully Implanting

    3 Third Week: Becoming Trilaminar and Establishing Body Axes

    4 Fourth Week: Forming the Embryo

    5 Principles and Mechanisms of Morphogenesis and Dysmorphogenesis

    6 Fetal Development and the Fetus as Patient

    7 Development of the Skin and Its Derivatives

    8 Development of the Musculoskeletal System

    9 Development of the Central Nervous System

    10 Development of the Peripheral Nervous System

    11 Development of the Respiratory System and Body Cavities

    12 Development of the Heart

    13 Development of the Vasculature

    14 Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    15 Development of the Urogenital System

    16 Development of the Pharyngeal Apparatus and Face

    17 Development of the Ears and Eyes

    18 Development of the Limbs

    Index

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