Before We are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects

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Saunders, 1998 - Medical - 530 pages
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The excellent sourcebook BEFORE WE ARE BORN, 5th Edition, presents a clear, concise account of human embryology, fertilization, week-by-week maturation of the embryo and fetus, development of the major organ systems, and much more! It's vividly illustrated with clinical photographs, scanning electron micrographs, and step-by-step drawings. All artwork has been completely revised for this new edition.

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Contents

Human Reproduction
14
Gametogenesis
25
Maturation of Sperms
32
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Mark G. Torchia is Associate Professor and Director of Development Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba. T. V. N. Persaud is Professor Emeritus and Former Head, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Professor of Anatomy and Embryology, St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies. Keith L. Moore is Professor Emeritus, Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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