Embriologia- medica langman

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Contents

part one General Embryology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
chapter 1 Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells Into Male and Female Gametes ..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 2 First Week of Development: Ovulation to Implantation ............ . . .. . . . chapter 3 Second Week of Development: Bilaminar Germ Disc ............ . . . . . . . . . . chapter 4 Third Week of Development: Trilaminar Germ Disc ............. . . . . . . . . . . chapter 5 Third to Eighth Week: The Embryonic Period ............... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 6 Third Month to Birth: The Fetus and Placenta ................... . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter7 Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis ................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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part two Special Embryology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
chapter 8 Skeletal System ............................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .169

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chapter 9 Muscular System ........................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 10 Body Cavities ............................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 11 Cardiovascular System ......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . chapter 12 Respiratory System ........................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 13 Digestive System ........................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 14 Urogenital System .......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . chapter 15 Head and Neck ............................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 16 Ear ................................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 17 Eye ................................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 18 Integumentary System .......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . chapter 19 Central Nervous System ......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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part three Appendix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Answers to Problems .......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Figure Credits .......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Index ................................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Preface

The ninth edition of Langman’s Medical Embryology adheres to the tradition established by the original publication—it provides a concise but thorough description of embryology and its clinical significance, an awareness of which is essential in the diagnosis and prevention of birth defects. Recent advances ingenetics, developmental biology, maternal-fetal medicine, and public health have significantly increased our knowledge of embryology and its relevance. Because birth defects are the leading cause of infant mortality and a major contributor to disabilities, and because new prevention strategies have been developed, understanding the principles of embryology is important for health care professionals....
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