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The Anatomy of the Developing Lung provides an introduction to the anatomical studies of the lung. This book discusses the structure of the developing fetal lung and reviews the knowledge on the development of goblet cells and glands in the trachea-bronchial tree in man.
Organized into 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the general pattern of growth of the fetal lung and the development of the alveoli. This text then examines the important ultrastructural characteristics of the mature lung and explains the changes in the muscle of the blood vessels around birth. Other chapters consider the role and development of cartilage and examine the relationship between collagen and elastic tissue. This book discusses as well the general function of mature collagen. The final chapter deals with the measurement of postnatal lung weight.
This book is a valuable resource for pediatricians, histologists, physiologists, clinicians, pathologists, and research workers.
Chapter I. Embryogenesis
Chapter II. The Postnatal Development of Alveoli
Chapter III. Electron Microscopy in Study of Lung Development
Chapter IV. Connective Tissue and Lymphatics
Chapter V. Development of Cartilage
Chapter VI. Development of Mucus-Secreting
Chapter VII. Normal Perinatal Circulation
Chapter VIII. Pulmonary Vasculature in Post-Natal Life and Pulmonary Haemodynamics
Chapter IX. Arterial Bronchopulmonary Anastomoses
Chapter X. Functional Development of the Human Lung
Chapter XI. The Weight of the Lungs
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1969
- 1st January 1969
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