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Human Embryology and Developmental Biology

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology - 4th edition

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780323053853

ISBN10: 0323053858

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology by Bruce M. Carlson - ISBN 9780323053853
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No
Human Embryology and Developmental Biology by Bruce M. Carlson - ISBN 9780323053853

ISBN13: 9780323053853

ISBN10: 0323053858

Edition: 4TH 09

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This thoroughly revised 4th edition offers both clear descriptions and explanations of human embryonic development based on all the most up-to-date scientific discoveries and understanding. Particular attention is paid to the fundamental aspects of molecular mechanisms in development, introducing you to major families of important developmental molecules. Clinical aspects of development are covered throughout in boxed sections of text. First-rate illustrations and Student Consult access, including online animations, complete this essential package. Integrates contemporary developmental knowledge with classical embryological understanding. Interprets complex molecular developments, to help you learn how exactly the embryo develops. Presents first-rate clinical photos and clear drawings, to help you to memorize and understand normal and abnormal development. Uses clear sections within the chapter and summaries at the end of each to help you navigate this complex subject. Includes review questions at the end of each chapter to help you assess your knowledge. Provides more coverage of molecular development to help you interpret complex information. Helps you to understand the full 3-D development of the embryo and the shapes of the developing forms using detailed animations on Student Consult. Revises the section on the development of the head, particularly useful for dental students. 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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Developmental Tables Carnegie Stages of Early Human Embryonic Development (Weeks 1-8) Major Developmental Events During the Fetal Period

PART I Early Development and the Fetal-Maternal Relationship

CHAPTER 1 Getting Ready for Pregnancy Gametogenesis Preparation of the Female Reproductive Tract For Pregnancy Hormonal Interaction Involved with Reproduction in Males

CHAPTER 2 Transport of Gametes and Fertilization Ovulation and Egg and Sperm Transport Fertilization

CHAPTER 3 Cleavage and Implantation Cleavage Embryo Transport and Implantation

CHAPTER 4 Molecular Basis for Embryonic Development Transcription Factors Signaling Molecules Receptor Molecules Signal Transduction Retinoic Acid Developmental Genes and Cancer

CHAPTER 5 Formation of Germ Layers and Early Derivatives Two-Germ-Layer Stage Gastrulation and the Three Embryonic Germ Layers Induction of the Nervous System Cell Adhesion Molecules

CHAPTER 6 Establishment 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 Embryo

CHAPTER 7 Placenta and Extraembryonic Membranes Extraembryonic Tissues Chorion and Placenta Placental Physiology Placenta and Membranes in Multiple Pregnancies

CHAPTER 8 Developmental Disorders: Causes, Mechanisms, and Patterns General Principles Causes of Malformations Developmental Disturbances Resulting in Malformations

PART II Development of the Body Systems

CHAPTER 9 Integumentary, Skeletal and Muscular Systems Integumentary System Skeleton Muscular System

CHAPTER 10 Limb Development Initiation of Limb Development Regulative Properties and Axial Determination Outgrowth of Limb Bud Morphogenetic Control of Early Limb Development Development of Limb Tissues

CHAPTER 11 Nervous 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 Function

CHAPTER 12 Neural Crest Origins of Neural Crest Migrations of Neural Crest Differentiation of Neural Crest Cells Major Divisions of Neural Crest

CHAPTER 13 Sense Organs Eye Ear

CHAPTER 14 Head 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 Derivatives

CHAPTER 15 Digestive and Respiratory Systems and Body Cavities Digestive System Respiratory System Body Cavities

CHAPTER 16 Urogenital System Urinary System Genital System Sexual Duct System External Genitalia

CHAPTER 17 Cardiovascular System Developmental of Blood and the Vascular System Developmental and Partitioning of Heart Fetal Circulation

CHAPTER 18 Fetal Period and Birth Growth and Form of Fetus Fetal Physiology Parturition Adaptations to Postnatal Life Overview Answers to Clinical Vignettes and Review Questions Index