Clinical Embryology: A Color Atlas and Text

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CRC Press, Aug 31, 1998 - Science - 352 pages
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Clinical Embryology: A Color Atlas and Text unravels and illuminates the complex process of both normal and abnormal prenatal human developments. Vivid color drawings and photographs, many in three dimensions, clarify difficult concepts and bring contemporary clinical examples to life. Each section of the atlas includes pertinent case reports, clinical photographs, radiologic studies, and examples from the pathology lab - emphasizing the importance of embryology across the field of medicine.
 

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Contents

The Scope of Embryology
3
Mitosis and the Cell Cycle
16
Meiosis
24
Aberrant Sex Chromosomes
34
Oogenesis
44
0 to 14 Days
56
Fourth Week
62
Il
70
Congenital Renal Abnormality
200
S0 Ureter and Bladder
204
SI Congenital Abnormalities of the Ureter and Bladder
208
Reproductive Organs
212
S3 Development of the Testis and its Ducts
216
S4 Descent of the Testis
220
SS The Prostate Gland
224
S6 The Prostatic Utricle
228

Lungs and Pleurae
78
Trachea Esophagus and Lungs
84
Early Development
92
Weeks 7 and 8
100
Arteries
108
I
120
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128
Embryonic Circulation
132
Modifications in the Embryonic Circulation
136
Fetal Circulation
140
Fetal to Postnatal Circulation
144
The Alimentary Tract
148
The Liver and Biliary Tract
152
Hepatic Ligaments and Blood Vessels
156
Stomach and Spleen
160
Dorsal Mesogastrium
164
Rotation of the Gut
168
Duodenum and Pancreas
172
I
176
Il
182
Neural Crest and Adrenal Medulla
184
Adrenal Cortex
188
Precursor Kidneys
192
Metanephros
196
The Ovary Uterus and Vagina
232
I
236
Il
240
Placentation
244
6l The Neck
248
The Face
252
The Nasal Passages and Palate
256
The Tongue Thyroid Gland and Larynx
262
The Mouth Teeth and Pituitary Gland
266
The Pharyngeal Arch System
270
The Ear
274
The Eye
278
The Spinal Cord and Brain
282
The Skull
286
The Vertebrae and Lymphatics
292
The Skin and Adnexae
296
The Limbs
300
Congenital Limb Abnormality
304
The Premature Infant
308
Mechanisms of Normal Development
312
Infertility Assisted Conception and Cloning
316
Bibliography
320
Index
322
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Brookes, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anatomy, Guy's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Zietman, Associate Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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