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By T. W. Sadler

Offering extraordinary complete colour diagrams and scientific photos, Langman's clinical Embryology, 13e is helping scientific, nursing, and healthiness professions scholars enhance a easy realizing of embryology and its scientific relevance. Concise bankruptcy summaries, pleasing medical correlates packing containers, medical difficulties, and a transparent, concise writing kind make the subject material obtainable to scholars and suitable to instructors.
the hot variation is stronger through over a hundred new and up to date illustrations, extra medical photos and pictures of early embryologic improvement, and an improved bankruptcy at the cardiovascular method. moreover, on-line educating and studying assets comprise the absolutely searchable textual content on-line, in addition to an interactive Quiz financial institution for college kids and a picture bank.
  • Clinical Correlates containers illustrated via instances and photographs conceal beginning defects, developmental abnormalities, and different scientific phenomena.
  • More than four hundred illustrations—including full-color line drawings, scanning electron micrographs, and scientific images—clarify key elements of embryonic development.
  • Basic genetic molecular biology ideas are highlighted in the course of the textual content to hyperlink embryology to different serious specialties.
  • Chapter review figures offer a visually compelling advent to every chapter.
  • Problems to unravel (with specific solutions in the back of the ebook) assist you examine your understanding.
  • An elevated word list defines key words and concepts.
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Almost all oogonia are transform ed into primary oocytes in prophase of the first m eiotic división. C. There are no oogonia. Each prim ary oocyte is surrounded by a single layer of follicular cells, form ing the prim ordial follicle. Oocytes have entered the diplotene stage of prophase, in which they remain until ju s t before ovulation. Oniy then do they enter metaphase of the first m eiotic división. 18 A. Primordial follicle consisting of a primary oocyte surrounded by a layer of flattened epithelial cells.

During childhood, most oocytes become atretic; only approximately 40,000 are present by the beginning o f puberty, and fewer than 500 will be ovulated. Some oocytes that reach maturity late in life have been dormant in the diplotene stage o f the first meiotic división for 40 years or more before ovulation. W hether the diplotene stage is the most suitable phase to protect the oocyte against environmental influences is unknown. The fact that the risk o f having children with chromosomal abnormalities increases with maternal age indicates that primary oocytes are vulnerable to damage as they age.

2 Oropharyngeal teratom a. These tum ors may arise from PGCs or from epiblast cells (see Chapter 5], both of which are pluripotent. Tissues within the tum ors include derivatives of all three germ layers and may include gut, bone, skin, teeth, and so forth. Chapter 2 • Gametogenesis; Conversión o f Germ Cells into Male and Female Gametes ■ THECHROMOSOMETHEORYOF INHERITANCE____________________ Traits of a new individual are determined by specific genes on chromosomes inherited from the father and the mother.

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