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Author Moore, Keith L.

Title Before we are born : essentials of embryology and birth defects / Keith L. Moore, T.V.N. Persaud ; with collaboration of Mark G. Torchia.

Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders Elsevier, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  612.64 MOOR    DUE 16-04-13
 UniM BioMed  612.64 MOOR    AVAILABLE
Edition 7th ed.
Physical description x, 353 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 2003.
Includes Book Plus Online access.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to human embryology -- Human reproduction -- The first week of human development -- The second week of human development -- The third week of human development -- Human development during weeks four to eight -- Fetal period: ninth week to birth -- Placenta and fetal membranes -- Body cavities and mesenteries -- Pharyngeal apparatus -- Respiratory system -- Alimentary or digestive system -- The urogenital system -- The cardiovascular system -- The musculoskeletal system -- The nervous system -- The eye and ear -- The integumentary system -- Human birth defects.
Summary "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 the complete contents online via Student Consult, plus 18 phenomenal embryology animations, additional review questions and answers, and more."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.
Other author Persaud, T. V. N.
Torchia, Mark G.
Subject Embryology.
Abnormalities, Human.
ISBN 9781416037057 (paperback)
9780808923985 (international edition : pbk.)