Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects (with Student Consult Online Access)

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 8, 2007 - Medical - 368 pages
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Zero in on the most essential concepts in human embryology and development! Concise and richly illustrated, this popular book delivers the embryology knowledge you need in a highly efficient, reader-friendly format. The comprehensively updated 7th edition comes with access to  Student Consult, with 18 phenomenal embryology animations, additional review questions and answers, and more
  • Editor Keith L. Moore, BA, MSc, PhD, FIAC, FRSM is the recipient of the first (2007) "Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Award"-the American Association of Anatomists' highest award for excellence in human anatomy education at the medical/dental, graduate, and undergraduate level of teaching-a testament to his masterful teaching abilities, which help make this book such an effective tool for learning the complex subject of human embryology.
  • Succinct coverage focuses on the most need-to-know human embryology concepts.
  • Over 1,300 crisp illustrations and up-to-date clinical photos bring the material to life.
  • Review questions and answers at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and help you prepare for exams.
  • Sweeping updates reflect all of the latest advances, including IVF, cloning, and genes in human development.
  • Purchase of this Student Consult title includes  18 remarkable, specially developed animations that bring embryological development to life, and hundreds of additional support questions and answers to test your mastery of the material.
  • New contributors provide a wealth of fresh perspectives on the latest knowledge.
  • A new, more user-friendly, full-color format helps you master key embryology concepts more easily than ever, and a smaller size makes the book more portable.
  

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Contents

EMBRYOLOGIC TERMINOLOGY
IMPORTANCE OF AND ADVANCES IN EMBRYOLOGY
DESCRIPTIVE TERMS
THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS
GAMETOGENESIS
FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES
TRANSPORTATION OF THE GAMETES
MATURATION OF SPERMS
LATER DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEART
ANOMALIES OF THE HEART AND GREAT VESSELS
DERIVATIVES OF THE PHARYNGEAL ARCH ARTERIES
PHARYNGEAL ARCH ARTERY ANOMALIES
FETAL AND NEONATAL CIRCULATION
DEVELOPMENT OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
SKELETAL SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF BONE AND CARTILAGE

VIABILITY OF OOCYTES AND SPERMS
FERTILIZATION
CLEAVAGE OF THE ZYGOTE
FORMATION OF THE BLASTOCYST
FORMATION OF THE AMNIOTIC CAVITY AND EMBRYONIC DISC
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHORIONIC SAC
IMPLANTATION SITES OF THE BLASTOCYST
FORMATION OF THE GERM LAYERS
FORMATION OF THE NEURAL TUBE
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOMITES
DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTRAEMBRYONIC COELOM
EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHORIONIC VILLI
FOLDING OF THE EMBRYO
GERM LAYER DERIVATIVES
CONTROL OF EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT
HIGHLIGHTS OF DEVELOPMENT DURING WEEKS FOUR TO EIGHT
ESTIMATION OF EMBRYONIC AGE
ESTIMATION OF FETAL AGE
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FETAL PERIOD
FACTORS INFLUENCING FETAL GROWTH
PROCEDURES FOR ASSESSING FETAL STATUS
THE PLACENTA
PARTURITION
THE AMNION AND THE AMNIOTIC FLUID
THE UMBILICAL VESICLE YOLK SAC
THE ALLANTOIS
FETAL MEMBRANES IN MULTIPLE PREGNANCIES
THE EMBRYONIC BODY CAVITY
DEVELOPMENT OF THE DIAPHRAGM
PHARYNGEAL ARCHES
PHARYNGEAL POUCHES
PHARYNGEAL GROOVES
DEVELOPMENT OF THE THYROID GLAND
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TONGUE
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SALIVARY GLANDS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE FACE
DEVELOPMENT OF THE NASAL CAVITIES
DEVELOPMENT OF THE PALATE
DEVELOPMENT OF THE LARYNX
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TRACHEA
THE FOREGUT
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SPLEEN
THE MIDGUT
THE HINDGUT
DEVELOPMENT OF THE URINARY
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SUPRARENAL GLANDS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE GENITAL SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE INGUINAL CANALS
EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE JOINTS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE AXIAL SKELETON
DEVELOPMENT OF THE APPENDICULAR SKELETON
MUSCULAR SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE LIMBS
ORIGIN OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SPINAL CORD
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF THE SPINAL CORD
DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRAIN
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF THE BRAIN
DEVELOPMENT OF THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
DEVELOPMENT OF THE EYE AND RELATED STRUCTURES
DEVELOPMENT OF THE EAR
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SKIN
Development of THE Hairs
DEVELOPMENT OF THE NAILS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE MAMMARY GLANDS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEETH
THE STUDY OF ABNORMAL DEVELOPMENT
ANOMALIES CAUSED BY GENETIC FACTORS
ANOMALIES CAUSED BY ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
ANOMALIES CAUSED BY MULTIFACTORIAL INHERITANCE
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