Before We Are Born - 8th Edition

Before We Are Born

8th Edition

Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Keith Moore T. V. N. Persaud Mark Torchia
Imprint: Saunders

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Access the full contents of the book online at www.studentconsult.com - as well as 17 remarkable animations that bring normal and abnormal embryological development to life, and hundreds of additional review questions and answers to test your mastery of the material.
  • Focus on the most need-to-know information with coverage masterfully distilled from The Developing Human, 8th Edition - the more comprehensive and in-depth embryology textbook by Drs. Moore, Persaud, and Torchia.
  • Study efficiently and flexibly thanks to the book’s user-friendly full-color format and portable size.
  • Effectively prepare for exams with review questions and answers at the end of each chapter.

Table of 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

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455753536
eBook ISBN:
9780323278782

About the Author

Keith Moore

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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