LANGMAN'S MEDICAL EMBRYOLOGY This title has been archived.

Author: T. Sadler, Ph.D.
Affiliation: University of Utah
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN 10: 1451113420
ISBN 13: 9781451113426
Edition: 12th

Description:

angman's Medical Embryology covers embryology for medical, nursing, and health professions students with a strong clinical emphasis. The text is highly valued as a teaching and learning resource for its clinical correlation boxes, summaries, problems to solve, illustrations and clinical images, and clear, concise writing style—all of which make the subject matter accessible to students and relevant to instructors.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • preface
  • DEDICATION
  • Preface
  • preface

Introduction Embryology: Clinical Relevance and Historical Perspective

  • Clinical Relevance
  • A Brief History of Embryology

Part 1 General Embryology

    Introduction to Molecular Regulation and Signaling

    • Gene Transcription
    • Other Regulators of Gene Expression
    • Induction and Organ Formation
    • Cell Signaling
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells into Male and Female Gametes

    • Primordial Germ Cells
    • The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
    • Morphological Changes During Maturation of the Gametes
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    First Week of Development: Ovulation to Implantation

    • Ovarian Cycle
    • Fertilization
    • Cleavage
    • Blastocyst Formation
    • Uterus at Time of Implantation
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Second Week of Development: Bilaminar Germ Disc

    • Day 8
    • Day 9
    • Days 11 and 12
    • Day 13
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Third Week of Development: Trilaminar Germ Disc

    • Gastrulation: Formation of Embryonic Mesoderm and Endoderm
    • Formation of the Notochord
    • Establishment of the Body Axes
    • Fate Map Established During Gastrulation
    • Growth of the Embryonic Disc
    • Further Development of the Trophoblast
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Third to Eighth Weeks: The Embryonic Period

    • Derivatives of the Ectodermal Germ Layer
    • Derivatives of the Mesodermal Germ Layer
    • Derivatives of the Endodermal Germ Layer
    • Patterning of the Anteroposterior Axis: Regulation By Homeobox Genes
    • External Appearance During the Second Month
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    The Gut Tube and the Body Cavities

    • A Tube on Top of a Tube
    • Formation of the Body Cavity
    • Serous Membranes
    • Diaphragm and Thoracic Cavity
    • Formation of the Diaphragm
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Third Month to Birth: The Fetus and Placenta

    • Development of the Fetus
    • Fetal Membranes and Placenta
    • Chorion Frondosum and Decidua Basalis
    • Structure of the Placenta
    • Amnion and Umbilical Cord
    • Placental Changes at the End of Pregnancy
    • Amniotic Fluid
    • Fetal Membranes in Twins
    • Parturition (Birth)
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis

    • Birth Defects
    • Prenatal Diagnosis
    • Fetal Therapy
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

Part 2 Systems-Based Embryology

    The Axial Skeleton

    • Skull
    • Vertebrae and the Vertebral Column
    • Ribs and Sternum
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Muscular System

    • Striated Skeletal Musculature
    • Innervation of Axial Skeletal Muscles
    • Skeletal Muscle and Tendons
    • Molecular Regulation of Muscle Development
    • Patterning of Muscles
    • Head Musculature
    • Limb Musculature
    • Cardiac Muscle
    • Smooth Muscle
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Limbs

    • Limb Growth and Development
    • Limb Musculature
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Cardiovascular System

    • Establishment and Patterning of the Primary Heart Field
    • Formation and Position of the Heart Tube
    • Formation of the Cardiac Loop
    • Molecular Regulation of Cardiac Development
    • Development of the Sinus Venosus
    • Formation of the Cardiac Septa
    • Formation of the Conducting System of the Heart
    • Vascular Development
    • Circulation Before and After Birth
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Respiratory System

    • Formation of the Lung Buds
    • Larynx
    • Trachea, Bronchi, and Lungs
    • Maturation of the Lungs
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Digestive System

    • Divisions of the Gut Tube
    • Molecular Regulation of Gut Tube Development
    • Mesenteries
    • Foregut
    • Molecular Regulation of Liver Induction
    • Pancreas
    • Midgut
    • Hindgut
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Urogenital System

    • Urinary System
    • Genital System
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Head and Neck

    • Pharyngeal Arches
    • Pharyngeal Pouches
    • Pharyngeal Clefts
    • Molecular Regulation of Facial Development
    • Tongue
    • Thyroid Gland
    • Face
    • Intermaxillary Segment
    • Secondary Palate
    • Nasal Cavities
    • Teeth
    • Molecular Regulation of Tooth Development
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Central Nervous System

    • Spinal Cord
    • Brain
    • Molecular Regulation of Brain Development
    • Cranial Nerves
    • Autonomic Nervous System
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Ear

    • Internal Ear
    • Middle Ear
    • External Ear
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Eye

    • Optic Cup and Lens Vesicle
    • Retina, Iris, and Ciliary Body
    • Lens
    • Choroid, Sclera, and Cornea
    • Vitreous Body
    • Optic Nerve
    • Molecular Regulation of Eye Development
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

    Integumentary System

    • Skin
    • Hair
    • Sweat Glands
    • Mammary Glands
    • Summary
    • Problems to Solve

Part 3 Appendix

    Answers to Problems

    Figure Credits

    Glossary of Key Terms