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Human embryology

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  • The Developing Human Brainby F. H. Gilles; A. Leviton; E. C. Dooling

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Developing Human Brain: Growth and Epidemiologic Neuropathology presents the analyses that study the conditions and events of pregnancy, labor, and delivery as they relate to neuropathological outcomes. This book reviews the weaknesses and strengths of epidemiologic methods applied to autopsy populations and provide the details of the neuropathologic... more...

  • Embryos, Genes and Birth Defectsby Patrizia Ferretti; Andrew Copp; Cheryll Tickle; Gudrun Moore

    Wiley 2006; US$ 223.95

    The first edition of Embryos, Genes and Birth Defects , edited by the late Peter Thorogood, was a radical new book aimed at bridging the gap between the medical disciplines of embryology and dysmorphology, and recent advances in cellular, molecular and developmental biology. This new edition remains unique in its breadth and brings up to date our... more...

  • Mortality and Maldevelopmentby Harold Kalter

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 159.00

    Various influences on the frequency of congenital malformations are considered The known and possible environmental bases of their occurrence are fully described more...

  • Your Developing Baby, Conception to Birthby Peter Doubilet; Carol Benson; Roanne Weisman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 18.95

    Peter M. Doubilet, M.D., Ph.D. , and Carol B. Benson, M.D. , are both professors of radiology at Harvard Medical School. He is the senior vice chair of radiology and she is director of ultrasound and codirector of high-risk obstetrical ultrasound at Brigham and Women's Hospital. The married couple have five children together. Roanne Weisman... more...

  • Human Developmentby Ted Zerucha

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 31.95

    Provides an overview of human development, discussing fertilization, cell development, and cell movement. more...

  • Freaks of Natureby Mark S. Blumberg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 16.99

    In most respects, Abigail and Brittany Hensel are normal American twins. Born and raised in a small town, they enjoy a close relationship, though each has her own tastes and personality. But the Hensels also share a body. Their two heads sit side-by-side on a single torso, with two arms and two legs. They have not only survived, but have developed... more...

  • Spectacle of Deformityby Nadja Durbach

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 52.95

    In 1847, during the great age of the freak show, the British periodical Punch bemoaned the public's "prevailing taste for deformity." This vividly detailed work argues that far from being purely exploitative, displays of anomalous bodies served a deeper social purpose as they generated popular and scientific debates over the meanings attached to bodily... more...

  • Neural Tube Defectsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Neural tube defects are the second most common cause of perinatal death from birth defects in the United Kingdom. In this important book, leading scientists evaluate the latest evidence on the causative factors--both genetic and environmental--of these major human congenital malformations. They also discuss prospects for early detection by prenatal... more...

  • Teratology in the Twentieth Century Plus Tenby Harold Kalter

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Serious congenital malformations are a major contributor to the infant death rate worldwide. Their nonhereditary causes are multiple and complex, and include infectious and metabolic dangers, disease medication, nutritional inadequacy, medicinal products, environmental agents and pollutants, among them. The cause of many however is still unknown. The... more...

  • On Monsters and Marvelsby Ambroise Pare; Janis L. Pallister

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    Ambroise Paré, born in France around 1510, was chief surgeon to both Charles IX and Henri III. In one of the first attempts to explain birth defects, Paré produced On Monsters and Marvels, an illustrated encyclopedia of curiosities, of monstrous human and animal births, bizarre beasts, and natural phenomena. Janice Pallister's acclaimed English... more...