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Essential reproduction

Author: M H Johnson; Barry J Everitt
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
"This sixth edition of Essential Reproduction provides an up-to-date account of the fundamentals of reproduction within the context of a multidisciplinary approach integrating physiology, genetics, behaviour, anatomy and clinical science, to give thorough coverage of the study of mammalian reproduction." "Beautifully illustrated, Essential Reproduction is essential reading for medical veterinary and biological  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M H Johnson; Barry J Everitt
ISBN: 9781405118668 1405118660
OCLC Number: 76074156
Description: viii, 316 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Sex --
Gender and sexuality --
Reproductive messengers --
Testicular function in the adult --
Ovarian function in the adult --
Regulation of gonadal function --
Puberty and the maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis --
Actions of steroid hormones in the adult --
Coitus and fertilization --
Implantation and the establishment of the placenta --
Maternal recognition and support of pregnancy --
The fetus and its preparations for birth --
Parturition --
Lactation and maternal behaviour --
Other Titles: Johnson & Everitt's
Responsibility: Martin H. Johnson.
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Essential Reproduction provides an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to the study of reproduction for students taking courses in reproductive physiology in a wide range of subjects, from  Read more...


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