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Human Embryology and Developmental Biology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access (5th Revised edition)

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access (5th Revised edition)

By: Bruce Carlson (author)Paperback

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Master the concepts you need to know with Human Embryology and Developmental Biology. Dr. Bruce M. Carlson's clear explanations provide an easy-to-follow "road map" through the most up-to-date scientific knowledge, giving you a deeper understanding of the key information you need to know for your courses, exams, and ultimately clinical practice.Visualize normal and abnormal development with hundreds of superb clinical photos and embryological drawings.Access the fully searchable text online, view animations, answer self-assessment questions, and much more at the molecular basis of embryology, including the processes of branching and folding - essential knowledge for determining the root of many abnormalities.Understand the clinical manifestations of developmental abnormalities with clinical vignettes and Clinical Correlations boxes throughout.Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.


Developmental TablesCarnegie Stages of Early Human Embryonic Development (Weeks 1-8)Major Developmental Events During the Fetal PeriodPART I Early Development and the Fetal-Maternal RelationshipCHAPTER 1Getting Ready for Pregnancy Gametogenesis Preparation of the Female Reproductive Tract For Pregnancy Hormonal Interaction Involved with Reproduction in MalesCHAPTER 2Transport of Gametes and Fertilization Ovulation and Egg and Sperm Transport FertilizationCHAPTER 3Cleavage and Implantation Cleavage Embryo Transport and ImplantationCHAPTER 4Molecular Basis for Embryonic Development Transcription Factors Signaling Molecules Receptor Molecules Signal Transduction Retinoic Acid Developmental Genes and CancerCHAPTER 5Formation of Germ Layers and Early Derivatives Two-Germ-Layer Stage Gastrulation and the Three Embryonic Germ Layers Induction of the Nervous System Cell Adhesion MoleculesCHAPTER 6Establishment of the Basic Embryonic Body Plan Development of the Ectodermal Germ Layer Development of the Mesodermal Germ Layer Development of the Endodermal Germ Layer Basic Structure of 4-Week Old EmbryoCHAPTER 7Placenta and Extraembryonic Membranes Extraembryonic Tissues Chorion and Placenta Placental Physiology Placenta and Membranes in Multiple PregnanciesCHAPTER 8Developmental Disorders: Causes, Mechanisms, and Patterns General Principles Causes of Malformations Developmental Disturbances Resulting in MalformationsPART II Development of the Body SystemsCHAPTER 9Integumentary, Skeletal and Muscular Systems Integumentary System Skeleton Muscular SystemCHAPTER 10Limb Development Initiation of Limb Development Regulative Properties and Axial Determination Outgrowth of Limb Bud Morphogenetic Control of Early Limb Development Development of Limb TissuesCHAPTER 11Nervous System Establishment of Nervous System Early Shaping of Nervous System Histogenesis Within the Central Nervous System Craniocaudal Pattern Formation and Segmentation Peripheral Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System Later Structural Changes in the Central Nervous System Ventricles, Meninges, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Formation Cranial Nerves Development of Neural FunctionCHAPTER 12Neural Crest Origins of Neural Crest Migrations of Neural Crest Differentiation of Neural Crest Cells Major Divisions of Neural CrestCHAPTER 13Sense Organs Eye EarCHAPTER 14Head and Neck Early Development of Head and Neck Establishing the Pattern of the Craniofacial Region Development of Facial Region Formation of the Teeth Development of Pharynx and Its DerivativesCHAPTER 15Digestive and Respiratory Systems and Body Cavities Digestive System Respiratory System Body CavitiesCHAPTER 16Urogenital System Urinary System Genital System Sexual Duct System External GenitaliaCHAPTER 17Cardiovascular System Developmental of Blood and the Vascular System Developmental and Partitioning of Heart Fetal CirculationCHAPTER 18Fetal Period and Birth Growth and Form of Fetus Fetal Physiology Parturition Adaptations to Postnatal Life OverviewAnswers to Clinical Vignettes and Review QuestionsIndex

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  • ISBN13: 9781455727940
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 520
  • ID: 9781455727940
  • ISBN10: 1455727946
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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