Human Embryology

BIO 5409 - Human Embryology

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.
Lecture 3 hours a week.

A study of human embryology with emphasis on the fundamental developmental processes. Topics include gametogenesis, fertilization, and development of the embryo from zygote through the differentiation of the neural tube. Additionally, topics involving development of selected human organ systems will be covered. Clinical analysis of birth defects will also be discussed.