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The Developing Human

Clinically Oriented Embryology

The Developing Human by Keith L. Moore
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Written by some of the world's most famous anatomists, the 10th edition of The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology continues to present medical students with a comprehensive and easily digestible review of this complex topic. Clearly written and well-structured descriptions include just the information that’s needed, while nearly 600 illustrations help provide a clinically oriented guide to human development, utilizing a week-by-week and stage-by-stage approach to describe fetal organ and system development. 

  • Review questions and answers at the end of each chapter allow for effective exam preparation.
  • Covers the latest advances in embryology, including normal and abnormal embryogenesis, causes of birth defects, and the role of genes in human development.
  • Details how discoveries in molecular biology have affected clinical practice, including the development of sophisticated new techniques such as recumbent DNA technology and stem cell manipulation.
  • Clinical case presentations, highlighted in special boxes, demonstrate how embryology concepts relate to clinical practice and are ideal for preparing for the USMLE Step 1.
  • Three-dimensional animations2 new to this edition — help visual learners understand the subjects as discussed in the book as a whole.
  • New and thoroughly revised assessment questions by Mark Torchia.
  • Presents an authoritative description of human embryology through all stages of development.
  • Rich illustrations correspond to the text to enhance comprehension.
  • Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.
Elsevier Health Sciences; April 2015
560 pages; ISBN 9780323313483
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Title: The Developing Human
Author: Keith L. Moore; T. V. N. Persaud; Mark G. Torchia