The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Musculoskeletal System, Volume 6, Part III - Biology and Systemic Diseases

2nd Edition


  • Joseph Iannotti
  • Key Features

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    Table of Contents



    1-1 Amphioxus and Human Embryo at 16

    Days, 2

    1-2 Differentiation of Somites into Myotomes,

    Sclerotomes, and Dermatomes, 3

    1-3 Progressive Stages in Formation of

    Vertebral Column, Dermatomes, and

    Myotomes; Mesenchymal Precartilage

    Primordia of Axial and Appendicular

    Skeletons at 5 Weeks, 4

    1-4 Fate of Body, Costal Process, and Neural

    Arch Components of Vertebral Column,

    With Sites and Time of Appearance of

    Ossification Centers, 5

    1-5 First and Second Cervical Vertebrae at

    Birth; Development of Sternum, 6

    1-6 Early Development of Skull, 7

    1-7 Skeleton of Full-Term Newborn, 8

    1-8 Changes in Position of Limbs Before Birth;

    Precartilage Mesenchymal Cell

    Concentrations of Appendicular Skeleton

    at 6 Weeks, 9

    1-9 Changes in Ventral Dermatome Pattern

    During Limb Development, 10

    1-10 Initial Bone Formation in Mesenchyme;

    Early Stages of Flat Bone Formation, 11

    1-11 Secondary Osteon (Haversian

    System), 12

    1-12 Growth and Ossification of

    Long Bones, 13

    1-13 Growth in Width of a Bone and Osteon

    Remodeling, 14

    1-14 Remodeling: Maintenance of Basic

    Form and Proportions of Bone During

    Growth, 15

    1-15 Development of Three Types of Synovial

    Joints, 16

    1-16 Segmental Distribution of Myotomes in

    Fetus of 6 Weeks; Developing Skeletal

    Muscles at 8 Weeks, 17

    1-17 Development of Skeletal Muscle

    Fibers, 18

    1-18 Cross Sections of Body at 6 to

    7 Weeks, 19

    1-19 Prenatal Development of Perineal

    Musculature, 20

    1-20 Origins and Innervations of Pharyngeal

    Arch and Somite Myotome Muscles, 21

    1-21 Branchiomeric and Adjacent Myotomic



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