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A Review of Histogenesis/Organogenesis in the Developing North American Opossum (Didelphis virginiana), Volume 2

Series: Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology Volume: 143/2

By: William J Krause (Author)

140 pages, 44 illustrations, 58 tables


Paperback | Dec 1998 | #84861 | ISBN: 3540644687
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NHBS Price: £96.99 $121/€114 approx

About this book

This is a review of the pre- and postnatal development in the North American opossum (Didelphis virginiana), presented in two volumes. This second volume summarizes the histogenesis/organogenesis of the respiratory, digestive, urinary, male and female reproductive and classical endocrine systems. Volume I summarizes gametes and fertilization, blastocyst formation and early organogenesis, foetal membranes and placentation, parturition and migration to the pouch, general postnatal growth development and histogenesis/organogenesis of the integument, musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, blood and blood-forming organs, lymphatic organs, nervous system, eyes and ears.


1 Respiratory System
1.1 Nasal Cavity
1.2 Trachea, Lungs and Pleura
2 Digestive System
2.1 Oral Cavity
2.2 Tongue
2.3 Dentition
2.4 Salivary Glands
2.5 Esophagus
2.6 Stomach
2.7 Intestinal Tract
2.8 Liver
2.9 Pancreas
3 Urinary System
3.1 Pronephros
3.2 Mesonephros
3.3 Metanephros
3.4 Extrarenal Passages
4 Male Reproductive System
4.1 Adult Structure
4.2 Development
5 Female Reproductive System
5.1 Adult Structure
5.2 Development
5.3 Panniculus Carnosus and Pouch Formation
5.4 Mammary Glands
5.5 Milk
6 Classic Endocrine Glands
6.1 Pituitary
6.2 Thyroid
6.3 Parathyroid Glands
6.4 Adrenal
6.5 Pineal

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