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Langman's Medical Embryology

Langman's Medical Embryology

By T. W. Sadler

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Format: Paperback, 424 pages, 13th Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 December 2014
Offering exceptional full color diagrams and clinical images, Langman's Medical Embryology, 13e helps medical, nursing, and health professions students develop a basic understanding of embryology and its clinical relevance. Concise chapter summaries, captivating clinical correlates boxes, clinical problems, and a clear, concise writing style make the subject matter accessible to students and relevant to instructors. The new edition is enhanced by over 100 new and updated illustrations, additional clinical images and photos of early embryologic development, and an expanded chapter on the cardiovascular system.
  • Clinical Correlates boxes illustrated by cases and images cover birth defects, developmental abnormalities, and other clinical phenomena.
  • More than 400 illustrations--including full-color line drawings, scanning electron micrographs, and clinical images--clarify key aspects of embryonic development.
  • Basic genetic molecular biology principles are highlighted throughout the text to link embryology to other critical specialties.
  • Chapter Overview figures provide a visually compelling introduction to each chapter.
  • Problems to Solve (with detailed answers at the back of the book) help you assess your understanding.
  • An expanded glossary defines key terms and concepts.
  • Online learning resources for students include an interactive question bank and animations.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Embryology1. Introduction to Molecular Regulation and Signaling2. Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells into Male and Female Gametes3. First Week of Development: Ovulation to Implantation4. Second Week of Development: Bilaminar Germ Disc5. Third Week of Development: Trilaminar Germ Disc6. Third to Eight Weeks: The Embryonic Period7. The Gut Tube and the Body Cavities8. Third Month to Birth: The Fetus and Placenta9. Birth Defects and Prenatal DiagnosisPart 2: Systems-Based Embryology10. The Axial Skeleton11. Muscular System12. Limbs13. Cardiovascular System14. Respiratory System15. Digestive System16. Urogenital System17. Head and Neck18. Central Nervous System19. Ear20. Eye21. Integumentary SystemPart 3: AppendixAnswers to ProblemsFigure CreditsGlossary of Key TermsIndex


"Illustrations are very pleasing to the reader. I am thoroughly impressed with the figures and respective images. The shear [sic] number of examples I am able to see through example figures/images is very captivating and engaging as a student." --Student Reviewer "This book is clearly well written and this has been a real eye opener as to how clean and colorful a text can be in embryology, ultimately making it such a joy to learn from. I am quite happy I was able to come across this text and see how much different and better it is than what I used for my embryology." --Student Reviewer

EAN: 9781451191646
ISBN: 1451191642
Publisher: LWW
Dimensions: 25.4 x 18.03 x 1.52 centimetres (0.82 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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