Larsen

Larsen's Human Embryology

Larsen's Human Embryology works as a well-organized, straightforward guide to this highly complex subject, placing an emphasis on the clinical application of embryology and presenting it in an easily digestible manner. Ideal for visual students, this updated medical textbook includes a superior art program, brand-new online animations, and high-quality images throughout; clear descriptions and explanations of human embryonic development, based on all of the most up-to-date scientific discoveries and understanding, keep you abreast of the latest knowledge in the field.

Audience
Medical students
Graduate students in developmental biology

Paperback, 576 Pages

Published: November 2014

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0684-6

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 a 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 Urinary System

    16 Development of the Reproductive System

    17 Development of the Pharyngeal Apparatus and Face

    18 Development of the Ears

    19 Development of the Eyes

    20 Development of the Limbs

    Index

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