Human Reproductive Biology

Other | May 15, 2006

byRichard E. Jones, Richard E. Jones, Kristin H. Lopez

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This acclaimed text has been fully revised and updated, now incorporating issues including aging of the reproductive system, and updates on the chapters on conception and Gamete Transport and Fertilization, and Pregnancy.

Human Reproductive Biology, 3rd editionemphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns of today. Generously illustrated in full color, the text provides current information about human reproductive anatomy and physiology.

The ideal book for courses on human reproductive biology - includes chapter introductions, sidebars on related topics of interest, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.

* All material competely updated with the latest research results, methods, and topics now organized to facilitate logical presentation of topics

* New chapters on Reproductive Senescence, Conception: Gamete Transport, Fertilization, Pregnancy: Maternal Aspects and Pregnancy: Fetal Development

* Full color illustrations, New companion website featuring latest information on current related topics

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This acclaimed text has been fully revised and updated, now incorporating issues including aging of the reproductive system, and updates on the chapters on conception and Gamete Transport and Fertilization, and Pregnancy.Human Reproductive Biology, 3rd editionemphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, expla...

Kristin H. Lopez teaches human reproductive biology through the Department of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado-Boulder. With a background in comparative reproduction and endocrinology, she is an editor of the fi ve-volume work Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates (Academic Press, 2011). Her ongoing work with Col...

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Format:OtherDimensions:624 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 15, 2006Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080508367

ISBN - 13:9780080508368

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Adult Female and Male Reproductive Systems
Chapter 1: The Brain and Pituitary Gland
Chapter 2: The Female Reproductive System
Chapter 3: The Menstrual Cycle
Chapter 4: The Male Reproductive System
Part II: Sex Differentiation and Development
Chapter 5: Sexual Differentiation
Chapter 6: Puberty
Chapter 7: Reproductive Aging
Part III: Procreation
Chapter 8: The Human Sexual Response
Chapter 9: Gamete Transport and Fertilization
Chapter 10: Pregnancy
Chapter 11: Labor and Birth
Chapter 12: The Neonate and the New Parents
Part IV: Fertility and Its Control
Chapter 13: Human Population Growth and Family Planning
Chapter 14: Contraception
Chapter 15: Induced Abortion
Chapter 16: Infertility
Part V: Special Topics in Human Reproductive Biology
Chapter 17: Brain Sex
Chapter 18: Sexually Transmitted Diseases