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Fetus into Man

Physical Growth from Conception to Maturity, Revised edition

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674306929

Publication Date: 03/01/1990


288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

25 halftones, 65 line illustrations

North and South America only

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Curve of Growth
  • 2. Cells and the Growth of Tissues
  • 3. Growth before Birth
  • 4. Sex Differentiation up to Puberty
  • 5. Puberty
  • 6. Developmental Age, and the Problems of Early and Late Maturers
  • 7. The Endocrinology of Growth
  • 8. Growth and Development of the Brain
  • 9. The Interaction of Heredity and Environment in the Control of Growth
  • 10. The Organization of the Growth Process
  • 11. Standards of Normal Growth
  • 12. Disorders of Growth
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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