Before We Are Born. Edition: 10
Covering the essentials of normal and abnormal human development for students in a variety of health science disciplines, Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects, 10th Edition, reflects new research findings and current clinical practice through concise text and abundant illustrations. This edition has been fully updated by the world's foremost embryologists and is based on the popular text, The Developing Human, written by the same author team. It provides an easily accessible understanding of all of the latest advances in embryology, including normal and abnormal embryogenesis, causes of birth defects, and the role of genes in human development.
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1. Introduction to Human Development
2. Human Reproduction
3. First Week of Human Development
4. Second Week of Human Development
5. Third Week of Human Development
6. Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development
7. Fetal Period: The Ninth Week to Birth
8. Placenta and Fetal Membranes
9. Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm
10. Pharyngeal Apparatus, Face, and Neck
11. Respiratory System
12. Alimentary System
13. Urogenital System
14. Cardiovascular System
15. Musculoskeletal System
16. Nervous System
17. Development of Eyes and Ears
18. Integumentary System
19. Human Birth Defects
20. The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Development
Bibliography and Suggested Reading
Appendix: Answers to Clinically Oriented Questions
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Publication DateDec 16, 2019
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