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Growth in Length: Embryological Essays

By: Richard Assheton (Author)

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | May 2014 | #212300 | ISBN-13: 9781107696679
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Originally published in 1916, Growth in Length contains the text of three lectures delivered by Richard Assheton to zoology students at the University of London in 1913 on the subject of how the vertebrate embryo grows along its main axis. An essay by Assheton from 1910 on the mechanics of gastrulation is also included. Growth in Length will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of embryology.


Publications by the same author
The growth in length of the vertebrate embryo
The geometrical relation of the nuclei in an invaginating gastrula (e.g. amphioxus) considered in connection with cell rhythm , and Dreisch's conception of entelechy
Literature referred to

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