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    Keith L. Moore, T.V.N. (Vid) Persaud, Mark G. Torchia.
    Summary: "Covering the essentials of normal and abnormal human development for students in a variety of health science disciplines, Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects, 10th Edition, reflects new research findings and current clinical practice through concise text and abundant illustrations. This edition has been fully updated by the world's foremost embryologists and is based on the popular text, The Developing Human, written by the same author team. It provides an easily accessible understanding of all of the latest advances in embryology, including normal and abnormal embryogenesis, causes of birth defects, and the role of genes in human development."--Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Introduction to human development
    Human reproduction
    First week of development
    Second week of development
    Third week of development
    Fourth to eighth weeks of human development-- Fetal period : the ninth week to birth
    Placenta and fetal membranes
    Body cavities, mesenteries, and diaphragm
    Pharyngeal apparatus, face, and neck
    Respiratory system
    Alimentary system
    Urogenital system
    Cardiovascular system
    Musculoskeletal system
    Nervous system
    Development of eyes and ears
    Integumentary system
    Human birth defects
    The cellular and molecular basis of development.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey 2020