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Langman's medical embryology.
Sadler, T. W. (Thomas W.)
Personal Author:
Eighth edition / T.W. Sadler ; original illustrations by Jill Leland ; computer illustrations by Susan L. Sadler-Redmond ; scanning electron micrographs by Kathleen K. Sulik and Jennifer Burgoon ; ultrasound images by Nancy Chescheir.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2000]

Physical Description:
x, 504 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
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Highly informative, this revised edition of Langman's Medical Embryology gives students a better understanding of the essentials of clinically relevant aspects of embryology. This Eighth Edition includes more information on the genetics of birth defects thus enabling the reader to go beyond morphology and understand embryogenesis at both the cellular and molecular levels. Clinical aspects are emphasized throughout the text, and clinically-oriented problems are listed at the end of each chapter with answers provided in the appendix. Fifty new three-dimensional illustrations help to enhance students' understanding of the organization and formation of the embryo at various stages. Many new SEMs, clinical photographs, and clearly labeled illustrations are incorporated throughout the text.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Part I General Embryology
1. Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells Into Male and Female Gametesp. 3
2. First Week of Development: Ovulation to Implantationp. 31
3. Second Week of Development: Bilaminar Germ Discp. 49
4. Third Week of Development: Trilaminar Germ Discp. 61
5. Third to Eighth Week: The Embryonic Periodp. 83
6. Third Month to Birth: The Fetal Period and Birth Defectsp. 112
7. Fetal Membranes and Placentap. 136
Part II Special Embryology
8. Skeletal Systemp. 161
9. Muscular Systemp. 187
10. Body Cavitiesp. 197
11. Cardiovascular Systemp. 208
12. Respiratory Systemp. 260
13. Digestive Systemp. 270
14. Urogenital Systemp. 304
15. Head and Neckp. 345
16. Earp. 382
17. Eyep. 394
18. Integumentary Systemp. 405
19. Central Nervous Systemp. 411
Part III Appendix
Answers to Problemsp. 461
Figure and Table Creditsp. 474
Indexp. 483