Human Life Before Birth
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This textbook presents essential information about human embryology in an accessible form. In addition to covering the specifics of human embryology, the text also provides practical information on human health issues and the latest advances in human reproductive technology. Starting with the biological basics of cell anatomy and fertilization, the author moves through the development of specific organs and systems, before addressing the social issues associated with embryology. Each chapter includes specific objectives, general background, study questions, and questions to inspire critical thinking. Human Life Before Birth also contains two appendices and a full glossary of terms covered in the text. Clinicians and researchers in this field will find this volume indispensable.