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Author Schoenwolf, Gary C., author

Title Larsen's human embryology / Gary C. Schoenwolf, Steven B. Bleyl, Philip R. Brauer, Philippa H. Francis-West
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Gametogenesis, fertilization, and first week -- Second week : becoming bilaminar and fully implanting -- Third week : becoming trilaminar and establishing body axes -- Fourth week : forming the embryo -- Principles and mechanisms of morphogenesis and dysmorphogenesis -- Fetal development and the fetus as patient -- Development of the skin and Its derivatives -- Development of the musculoskeletal system -- Development of the central nervous system -- Development of the respiratory system and body cavities -- Development of the heart -- Development of the vasculature -- Development of the gastrointestinal tract -- Development of the urinary system -- Development of the pharyngeal apparatus and face -- Development of the ears -- Development of the eyes -- Development of the limbs
Summary This book presents in-depth coverage of both the clinical and molecular biological aspects of human development. It examines the relationship between basic science and embryology, and describes potential clinical disorders arising out of embryologic problems. A strong clinical focus, practical design, and superb artwork-with more than 150 images new to this edition-allow for quick comprehension and easy application of the latest knowledge in this rapidly advancing field. A user-friendly design enables you to review the material in several ways, and online access to Student Consult enhances your study of the subject and exponentially boosts your reference power. Follows a user-friendly design allowing students to review material in flexible ways and instructors to tailor the book to their specific needs. Reflects the most current advances in molecular biology and genetics. Offers chapters with illustrated timelines of the relevant embryologic stage. Contains a high-quality full-color art program, with excellent line diagrams with a three-dimensional aspect, many color photographs of clinical disorders, excellent black and white electronphotomicrographs, and line drawings showing sequential stages of development
Notes Preceded by: Larsen's human embryology / Gary C. Schoenwolf ... [et al.]. 4th ed. c2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (ClinicalKey, viewed on November 14, 2014)
Subject Embryology, Human.
Embryonic Development -- physiology.
Embryonic Structures -- physiology.
Fetal Development -- physiology.
Reading List HME911 recommended text 2020
HME911 recommended text 2019
HME912 recommended text 2019
HME921 recommended text 2019
HME101 recommended text 2018
HME102 recommended text 2018
HME201 recommended text 2018
HME202 recommended text 2018
Form Electronic book
Author Bleyl, Steven B., author
Brauer, Philip R., author
Francis-West, P. H. (Philippa H.), 1964- author
Revision of: Larsen, William J. (William James). Human embryology
ISBN 9781455706846 (ebk.)
1455706841 (ebk.)
Other Titles Human embryology