Human Embryology and Developmental Biology - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323523752, 9780323661447

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology

6th Edition

Authors: Bruce Carlson
eBook ISBN: 9780323661447
eBook ISBN: 9780323661454
eBook ISBN: 9780323636247
Paperback ISBN: 9780323523752
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th November 2018
Page Count: 496
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Description

Completely revised from cover to cover, Human Embryology and Developmental Biology, 6th Edition, helps you master complex concepts on every aspect of normal and abnormal human development. Dr. Bruce M. Carlson provides authoritative, readable coverage of today’s scientific knowledge in this fast-changing field, keeping you up to date with what you need to know for coursework, exams, and clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Developmental Tables

Part 1. Early Developmental and the Fetal-Maternal Relationship

1. Getting Ready for Pregnancy

2. Transport of Gametes and Fertilization

3. Molecular Basis for Embryonic Development

4. Cleavage and Implantation

5. Formation of Germ Layers and Early Derivatives

6. Establishment of the Basic Embryonic Body Plan

7. Placenta and Extraembryonic Membranes

8. Developmental Disorders: Causes, Mechanisms, and Patterns

Part 2. Development of the Body Systems

9. Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

10. Limb Development

11. Nervous System

12. Neural Crest

13. Sense Organs

14. Head and Neck

15. Digestive and Respiratory Systems and Body Cavities

16. Urogenital System

17. Cardiovascular System

18. Fetal Period and Birth

Answers to Clinical Vignettes and Review Questions

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323661447
eBook ISBN:
9780323661454
eBook ISBN:
9780323636247
Paperback ISBN:
9780323523752

About the Author

Bruce Carlson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology; Director, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI