The Spinal Cord from Gestational Week 4 to the 4th Postnatal Month

1st Edition

Shirley A. Bayer, Joseph Altman

CRC Press
Published May 29, 2002
Reference - 256 Pages - 43 Color & 265 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849314209 - CAT# 1420
Series: Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development

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This first volume in the Atlas of Human Central Nervous System Development series sets the stage with complete coverage of the spinal cord from gestational week 4 to the 4th postnatal month. 3D color images provide a holistic view of the structural changes during spinal cord morphogenesis. This landmark first volume:

  • Provides quantitative summaries of several ontogenetic trends
  • Features all the stages of spinal cord development
  • Offers fresh insights into the steps involved in the morphogenesis of the mature spinal cord
  • Shows the human spinal cord at its most primitive stage, when consisting mainly of neuroepithelial stem cells
  • This atlas is also available as part of the complete five volume series.


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