An Atlas of Opossum Organogenesis (Google eBook)

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Universal-Publishers, Mar 1, 2008 - Medical - 484 pages
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This atlas presents a series of photographic illustrations and line drawings that summarize the major developmental events that occur during organogenesis in the opossum (Didelphis virginiana).It will be of interest to General Biologists, Zoologists, Wildlife Biologists, Embryologists and Medical Scientists.
  

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Chapter 1 Male Reproductive SystemGamete Production
1
Chapter 2 Female Reproductive SystemGamete Production
14
Chapter 3 Shell Membrane
26
Chapter 4 Placentation
30
Chapter 5 Allantois
53
Chapter 6 Embryo Formation
61
Chapter 7 Limb Formation
89
Chapter 8 Musculoskeletal Development
105
Chapter 22 Brunners Glands
290
Chapter 23 Colon
297
Chapter 24 Pancreas
302
Chapter 25 Liver
323
Chapter 26 Spleen
336
Chapter 27 Thymus
343
Chapter 28 Blood Cells
352
Chapter 29 Heart
360

Chapter 9 Pouch
118
Chapter 10 General Postnatal Features
123
Chapter 11 Integument
136
Chapter 12 Mesonephros
156
Chapter 13 Metanephros
176
Chapter 14 Nasal Cavity
195
Chapter 15 Trachea and Lungs
210
Chapter 16 Tongue
228
Chapter 17 Submandibular Gland
236
Chapter 18 Tooth Eruption
246
Chapter 19 Esophagus
248
Chapter 20 Stomach
258
Chapter 21 Small Intestine
279
Chapter 30 Pituitary
368
Chapter 31 Thyroid
386
Chapter 32 Parathyroid
393
Chapter 33 Adrenal
397
Chapter 34 Brain
405
Chapter 35 Ear
429
Chapter 36 Eye
437
Chapter 37 Harderian Gland
458
Chapter 38 Testis
463
Chapter 39 Ovary
468
Index
472
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