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Torrey's Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates

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ISBN-10: 0471623148

ISBN-13: 9780471623144

Edition: 5th 1991 (Revised)

Authors: Alan Feduccia, Edward McCrady

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This updated, streamlined, generously illustrated Fifth Edition of the classic text combines comparative vertebrate anatomy and embryology into one easy reference source. Provides an overview of vertebrate evolution, a preview of vertebrate embryology, six chapters on vertebrate development, and then goes through each organ system from both a morphogenesis and comparative anatomy standpoint. Also includes extensive discussions of vertebrate evolution, a large section on developmental preliminaries, an extensive glossary and a new bibliography.
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Book details

List price: $200.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/24/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

History of the Human Body
Ancestry and History of the Vertebrates
A Preview of Embryogeny
Developmental Preliminaries
The Gametes
Cleavage and Gastrulation: General Considerations
Cleavage and Germ Layer Formation in Ascidians Amphioxus, and Amphibians
Avian Cleavage and Germ Layer Formation
Early Human Development and Placentation
Morphogenesis of Organ Systems
The Skin and Its Derivatives
The Skeleton
The Muscular System
The Alimentary Canal and Its Derivatives
The Coelom and Mesenteries
The Urogenital System
The Circulatory System
The Nervous System and Sense Organs
General References
Supplemental Readings