Table of contents for Langman's medical embryology.

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Contents
part one
General Embryology		
chapter 1
Development: Old and New Frontiers and an Introduction to Molecular Regulation and Signaling
Clinica relevance
A brief history of embryology
Introduction to molecular regulation and signaling
chapter 2
Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells Into Male and Female Gametes 
Primordial germ cells
Clinical correlates
The chromosome theory of inheritance
Clinical correlates
Morphological changes during maturation of the gametes
Clinical correlates
chapter 3
First Week of Development: Ovulation to Implantation 
Ovarian cycle
Clinical correlates
Fertilization
Clinical correlates
Cleavage
Blastocyst formation
Clinical correlates
Uterus at time of implantation
chapter 4
Second Week of Development: Bilaminar Germ Disc
Day 8
Day 9
Days 11 and 12
Day 13
Clinical correlates
chapter 5
Third Week of Development: Trilaminar Germ Disc
Gastrulation: formation of embryonic mesoderm and endoderm
Formation of the notochord
Establishment of the body axes
Fate map established during gastrulation
Growth of the embryonic disc
Clinical correlates
Further development of the trophoblast
chapter 6
Third to Eighth Weeks: The Embryonic Period
Derivatives of the ectodermal germ layer
Derivatives of the mesodermal germ layer
Clinical correlates
Derivatives of the endodermal germ layer
Patterning of the anteroposterior axis: regulation by homeobox genes
External appearance during the second month
Clinical correlates
chapter 7
Third Month to Birth: The Fetal Period, Fetal Membranes and Placenta 
Development of the fetus
Clinical correlates
Fetal membranes and placenta
Clinical correlates
Structure of the placenta
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Amnion and umbilical cord
Clinical correlates
Placental changes at the end of the pregnancy
Amniotic fluid
Clinical correlates
Fetal membranes in twins
Clinical correlates
Parturition (birth)
Clinical correlates
chapter 8
Birth Defects & Prenatal Diagnosis
Birth defects
Clinical correlates
Prenatal diagnosis
Fetal therapy
part two
Systems Based Embryology	
chapter 9
Skeletal System 
Skull
Clinical correlates
Limb
Clinical correlates
Vertebrae and the vertebral column
Clinical correlates
Ribs and sternum
chapter 10
Muscular System
Striated skeletal musculature
Molecular regulation of muscle development
Patterning of muscles
Derivatives of precursor muscle cells
Head musculature
Limb musculature
Clinical correlates
Cardiac muscle
Smooth muscle
chapter 11
Body Cavities 
Formation of the intraembryonic cavity
Clinical correlates
Serous membranes
Diaphragm and thoracic cavity
Formation of the diaphragm
Clinical correlates
chapter 12
Cardiovascular System 
Establishment of the cardiogenic field
Formation and position of the heart tube
Formation of the cardiac loop
Clinical correlates
Molecular regulation of cardiac development
Development of the sinus venosus
Formation of the cardiac septa
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Formation of the conducting system of the heart
Vascular development
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Circulation before and after birth
chapter 13
Respiratory System 
Formation of the lung buds
Clinical correlates
Larynx
Trachea, bronchi, and lungs
Maturation of the lungs
Clinical correlates
chapter 14
Digestive System 
Divisions of the gut tube
Molecular regulation of gut tube development
Mesenteries
Foregut
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Molecular regulation of liver induction
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Midgut
Clinical correlates
Hindgut
Clinical correlates
chapter 15
Urogenital System 
Urinary system
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Genital system
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
chapter 16
Head and Neck
Pharyngeal arches
First pharyngeal pouch
Pharyngeal clefts
Molecular regulation of facial development
Clinical correlates
Tongue
Clinical correlates
Thyroid gland
Clinical correlates
Face
Intermaxillary segment
Secondary palate
Clinical correlates
Nasal cavities
Teeth
Molecular regulation of tooth development
Clinical correlates
chapter 17
Central Nervous System
Spinal cord
Clinical correlates
Brain
Clinical correlates
Molecular regulation of brain development
Clinical correlates
Cranial nerves
Autonomic nervous system
Clinical correlates
chapter 18
Ear 
Internal ear
Middle ear
External ear
Clinical correlates
chapter 19
Eye
Optic cut and lens vesicle
Retina, iris, and ciliary body
Lens
Choroid, sclera, and cornea
Vitreous body
Optic nerve
Molecular regulation of eye development
Clinical correlates
chapter 20
Integumentary System
Skin	
Clinical correlates
Clinical correlates
Hair
Clinical correlates
Mammary gland
Clinical correlates
part three
Appendix	
Glossary of Key Terms
Answers to Problems	
Figure Credits	
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Embryology, Human.
Abnormalities, Human.
Embryology.
Abnormalities.