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Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology & Birth Defects

Keith L. Moore, T. V. N. Persaud
368 Pages

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Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology & Birth Defects

Concise and richly illustrated, this popular book delivers the embryology knowledge you need in a highly efficient, reader-friendly format. The comprehensively updated 7th edition comes with access to the complete contents online via Student Consult, plus 18 phenomenal embryology animations, additional review questions and answers, and more.


  • Introduction to Human Embryology
  • Human Reproduction
  • The First Week of Human Development
  • The Second Week of Human Development
  • The Third Week of Human Development
  • Human Development During Weeks Four to Eight
  • Fetal Period: Ninth Week to Birth Estimation of Fetal Age
  • Placenta and Fetal Membranes
  • Body Cavities and Mesenteries
  • Pharyngeal Apparatus, Arches, Pouches, & Grooves
  • Respiratory System Development
  • Alimentary or Digestive System
  • The Urogenital System Development
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The Musculoskeletal System Development
  • The Nervous System
  • The Eye and Ear Development
  • The Integumentary System Development
  • Human Birth Defects Teratology
  • Index 

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