The Developing Human

Clinically Oriented Embryology With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By

  • Keith Moore, BA, MSc, PhD, DSc, FIAC, FRSM, FAAA, Professor Emeritus, Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Former Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Associate Dean for Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Former Professor and Head of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • T. V. N. Persaud, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCPath (Lond.), FAAA, Professor Emeritus and Former Head, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science; Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health; Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Professor of Anatomy, St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Mark Torchia, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Development, Department of Surgery, Associate Professor, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Sciences, Director, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, by Drs. Keith L. Moore, T.V.N. Persaud, and Mark G. Torchia, delivers the world’s most complete, visually rich, and clinically oriented coverage of this complex subject. Written by some of the world’s most famous anatomists, it presents week-by-week and stage-by-stage views of how fetal organs and systems develop, why and when birth defects occur, and what roles the placenta and fetal membranes play in development. 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.
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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-8089-2444-9


Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the Developing Human

2 First Week of Human Development

3 Second Week of Human Development

4 Third Week of Human Development

5 Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development

6 Ninth Week to Birth: The Fetal Period

7 Placenta and Fetal Membranes

8 Body Cavities and Diaphragm

9 Pharyngeal Apparatus, Face, and Neck

10 Respiratory System

11 Alimentary System

12 Urogenital System

13 Cardiovascular System

14 Skeletal System

15 Muscular System

16 Development of Limbs

17 Nervous System

18 Development of Eyes and Ears

19 Integumentary System

20 Human Birth Defects

21 Common Signaling Pathways Used During Development