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Title:
Human reproductive biology
Author:
Mader, Sylvia S.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xiii, 230 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps 28 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780072872347
Format :
Book

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Central Library QP251 .M18 2005 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This text presents human reproduction from the biological point of view. It is most appropriate for use by non-science students who would like a biological understanding of human reproduction. The three parts of the book may be studied in whatever sequences the instructor desires. Part I contains topics on human inheritance and biotechnology. Part II has in depth coverage of fertilization, and the major biological events of embryonic and fetal development. In Part III, the evolution of sexual reproduction is presumed to have increased biological fitness.


Table of Contents

Part I Human Inheritance
1 Chromosomes and Chromosomal Inheritance
2 Genes and Medical Genetics
3 DNA and Molecular Genetics
4 Genetic Counseling
Part II Human Reproduction
5 Reproductive Hormones and Sexual Maturation
6 Human Reproductive Systems
7 Human Sexual Response
8 Fertilization, Development, and Birth
9 Birth Control and Infertility
10 Sexually Transmitted Diseases AIDS Supplement
Part III Evolution, Behavior, and Population Concerns
11 Evolution
12 Behavior
13 Population Concerns

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