The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology

The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology

Paperback Saunders W.B.

By (author) Keith L. Moore, By (author) T. V. N. Persaud, By (author) Mark G. Torchia

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Paperback | 560 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 274mm x 23mm | 1,293g
  • Publication date: 10 January 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1437720021
  • ISBN 13: 9781437720020
  • Edition: 9, Revised
  • Edition statement: 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 559 illustrations (559 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 76,006

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"The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology", by Drs. Keith L. Moore, T.V.N. Persaud, and Mark G. Torchia, delivers the world's most complete, visually rich, and clinically oriented coverage of this complex subject. Written by some of the world's most famous anatomists, it presents week-by-week and stage-by-stage views of how fetal organs and systems develop, why and when birth defects occur, and what roles the placenta and fetal membranes play in development. You can also access the complete contents online, along with 17 remarkable animations, downloadable illustrations, additional review questions and answers, and more.

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"This is an excellent study guide for medical, dental, or other health science students. The ninth edition includes numerous color diagrams, gross photographs, diagnostic images, and a small but captivating set of three-dimensional animations, which help make a difficult topic easier to understand."- Harris Goodman, MD (Saint Francis Memorial Hospital) 4 star Doody rating!

Table of contents

1 Introduction to the Developing Human 2 First Week of Human Development 3 Second Week of Human Development 4 Third Week of Human Development 5 Fourth to Eighth Weeks of Human Development 6 Ninth Week to Birth: The Fetal Period 7 Placenta and Fetal Membranes 8 Body Cavities and Diaphragm 9 Pharyngeal Apparatus, Face, and Neck 10 Respiratory System 11 Alimentary System 12 Urogenital System 13 Cardiovascular System 14 Skeletal System 15 Muscular System 16 Development of Limbs 17 Nervous System 18 Development of Eyes and Ears 19 Integumentary System 20 Human Birth Defects 21 Common Signaling Pathways Used During Development