Essentials of Human Embryology
This embryology text is intended not only for medical students but for nurses and those in allied health areas who require an overview of the subject. All illustrations are in full colour throughout, and the book provides the ideal revision tool for anyone about to sit an embryology exam.
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abdominal abnormal amniotic aortic arches arch cartilage artery atrium birth bladder blastocyst blood vessels body wall bones brain branchial arches called canal caudal cavity chorionic sac chorionic villi chromosome cleft cloaca congenital malformations cranial cytotrophoblast decidua defect derived develop diaphragm differentiate diverticulum dorsal Drawings illustrating duodenum ectoderm eighth week embryo embryonic disc endoderm epithelium esophagus fetal period fetus foramen foregut formation fourth week fuse genital give rise glands heart hindgut intestines intraembryonic coelom kidneys known laryngotracheal lateral layer lens lungs maternal blood median membrane mesenchymal cells mesentery mesoderm mesonephric duct metanephric midbrain midgut muscle nerve neural folds neural tube neuropore notochord optic cup ossification Otic pit palate pharyngeal pouches placenta plate pleuroperitoneal posterior primitive streak primordium region ridge rostral septum sinus somites spinal cord splanchnic surface ectoderm syncytiotrophoblast syndrome third week trisomy trophoblast tubules umbilical cord urethra urogenital uterine uterus vein ventral vertebral week see Fig yolk sac