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Basic concepts in embryology : a students's survival guide

Basic concepts in embryology : a students's survival guide

Author: Lauren J Sweeney
Publisher: New York : MacGraw-Hill, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Intended for students who need help in assimilating fundamental, often difficult concepts in the basic sciences. This book is illustrated and links text and illustrations on the same or adjoining  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren J Sweeney
ISBN: 0070633088 9780070633087
OCLC Number: 636977545
Description: VIII, 443 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: PrologueCHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTORY FRAMEWORKHow to Make Maximal Use of This BookTrivia SorterEarly developmentCHAPTER 2. DEVELOPMENTAL PERIODS AND CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONSDevelopmental PeriodsEmbryonic Body Axis TerminologyCongenital AbnormalitiesPrenatal Diagnosis TechniquesCHAPTER 3. FERTILIZATIONPrologue to FertilizationFertilizationCHAPTER 4. EARLY EMBRYOGENESIS AND IMPLANTATIONTimetable of DevelopmentsEvents of Embryonic Development in Week 1Events of Development in Week 2Events of Development in Week 3Extraembryonic Developments in Weeks 1-3Putting it all together: Setting up germ layers and body formCHAPTER 5. GERM LAYER DERIVATIVESGerm Layers: The Building Blocks of OrgansBody Folds Rearrange Germ LayersOrigins of Four Basic Tissue TypesDistinguishing Between Tissue TypesBuilding Organs from TissuesEctoderm DerivativesEndoderm DerivativesMesoderm DerivativesSummary of Germ Layer DerivativesCHAPTER 6. FORMATION OF EMBRYONIC REGIONS: TRUNK, LIMBS, AND HEADFormation of Three Embryonic RegionsExternally Visible Changes in Body FormOrganogenesis: Tissues interact to form the building blocks of organsCHAPTER 7. SKELETAL SYSTEMGerm Layer Origins of Skeletal TissueHistogenesis of Cartilage and BoneAnatomic Regions of the Mature SkeletonFormation of Regions of the SkeletonCHAPTER 8. MUSCULAR SYSTEMSkeletal Muscle Tissue FormationFormation of Regions of Skeletal MusculatureCHAPTER 9. NERVOUS SYSTEMNerve Tissue FormationCentral Nervous System DevelopmentPeripheral Nervous System DevelopmentCHAPTER 10. FORMATION OF HEAD AND NECKComponents of the HeadDevelopment of the FaceDevelopment of Internal Viscerocranial StructuresEpithelial Derivatives of Pharyngeal Pouches and CleftsDevelopment of the Eye and Optic NerveDevelopment of the EarCongenital DefectsCHAPTER 11. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMComponents of the Mature Cardiovascular SystemGerm Layer OriginsHeart FormationFormation of the VasculatureLymphatic VasculatureCirculation Patterns Before and After BirthCHAPTER 12. GASTROINTENSTINAL SYSTEMComponents of the Gastrointestinal SystemGerm-Layer Origins of the Gastrointestinal SystemFormation of the Gastrointestinal TractFormation Associated Digestive Organs: Liver, Gallbladder, and PancreasFormation of Peritoneum, Mesenteries, Ligaments, and DiaphragmCHAPTER 13. RESPIRATORY SYSTEMElements of the Mature Respiratory SystemOrigins of the Respiratory SystemCongenital Defects of the Respiratory SystemCHAPTER 14. URINARY SYSTEMCommon Origins of Urinary and Genital SystemsElements of Adult Urinary SystemEmbryonic Development of the KidneysEmbryonic Development of Ureters, Bladder, and UrethraCongenital Defects of the Urinary SystemCHAPTER 15. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMCommon Origins of Urogenital SystemsComponents of Mature Reproductive SystemsGerm Layer Origins of the Reproductive SystemDevelopment of GonadsDevelopment of Other Internal Reproductive OrgansDevelopment of External GenitaliaProduction of Gametes in the Fetus and After PubertyCHAPTER 16. ENDOCRINE SYSTEMOrgans of the Endocrine SystemEmbryonic Development of Endocrine GlandsStructure and Origins of the Pituitary GlandStructure and Origins of the Thyroid and Parathyroid GlandsStructure and Origins of the Adrenal GlandStructure and Origins of Endocrine Tissues Containedwithin Other OrgansCHAPTER 17. HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEMComponents of the Mature Hematopoietic SystemDevelopment of the Hematopoietic SystemCHAPTER 18. MATURATION OF PLACENTA AND FETAL MEMBRANESReview of Initial Events in Implantation and Placental FormationFormation of the Mature PlacentaMaturation of the Amnion, Yolk Sac, and Umbilical CordPlacental FunctionsIndex
Responsibility: written and ilustrated by Lauren J. Sweeney.


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