Human Reproductive Biology
A coverage of human reproduction from a distinctly biological standpoint. The book is concerned with the male and female reproductive systems, procreation, the medical aspects of reproduction and sexual behaviour.
- Hardback | 497 pages
- 162.56 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 1,020.58g
- 01 Oct 1991
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- glossary, index
Table of contents
Introduction to human reproduction. Part 1 The female and male reproductive systems: the brain and pituitary gland; the adult female reproductive system; teh adult male reproductive system; sexual differentiation and development; puberty. Part 2 Procreation: the menstrual cycle; gamete transport and fertilization; pregnancy; labor and birth; the neonate and the new parents; human genetics. Part 3 Medical aspects of human reproduction: induced abortion; infertility; sexually transmitted diseases. Part 4 Human sexual behaviour: the human sexual response; patterns of human sexual behaviour; human population; growth and family planning.