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Torrey's Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates

Torrey's Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471623144

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ISBN13: 978-0471623144
ISBN10: 0471623148
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 91
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1991
International: No

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Torrey's Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates - 5TH 91 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471623144

Alan Feduccia

ISBN13: 978-0471623144
ISBN10: 0471623148
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 91
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 1991
International: No
Summary

This updated, streamlined, generously illustrated Fifth Edition of the classic text combines comparative vertebrate anatomy and embryology into one easy reference source. Provides an overview of vertebrate evolution, a preview of vertebrate embryology, six chapters on vertebrate development, and then goes through each organ system from both a morphogenesis and comparative anatomy standpoint. Also includes extensive discussions of vertebrate evolution, a large section on developmental preliminaries, an extensive glossary and a new bibliography.

Table of Contents

PANORAMA

History of the Human Body
Ancestry and History of the Vertebrates
A Preview of Embryogeny

DEVELOPMENTAL PRELIMINARIES

The Gametes
Fertilization
Cleavage and Gastrulation: General Considerations
Cleavage and Germ Layer Formation in Ascidians Amphioxus, and Amphibians
Avian Cleavage and Germ Layer Formation
Early Human Development and Placentation

MORPHOGENESIS OF ORGAN SYSTEMS

The Skin and Its Derivatives
The Skeleton
The Muscular System
The Alimentary Canal and Its Derivatives
The Coelom and Mesenteries
The Urogenital System
The Circulatory System
The Nervous System and Sense Organs

General References
Supplemental Readings
Glossary
Index

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