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Covers anatomy of the adult skeleton
Discusses skeletal embryology
Explains development of the child's skeleton
Collates information never before assembled in one book
Contains excellent (never seen before) illustrations
Covers important and unique topics
Contains an extensive bibliography and comprehensive index
Developmental Juvenile Osteology gives an account of the development of all the bones of the human skeleton, from their earliest embryological form to final adult form. This volume collates information never before assembled in one volume. Profusely illustrated with high quality drawings, it also provides a complete description of the adult skeleton and its anomalies.
By Louise Scheuer, University of London, U.K.; and Sue Black, University of Dundee, U.K.
@qu:"This book is really a very much-needed text and reference book which is not only immensely helpful for physical anthropologists, but also for general biologists and anatomists working on the development of the human skeleton. ...The book can whole-heartedly be recommended..."
@source:—M. Schultz for AUXOLOGIE (2002)
@qu:"The text is informative and well written, and makes fluent reading. This book will become a standard reference text and should be available not only in departments of archaeology and anthropology, but also to paediatric clinicians, radiologists and lawyers."
@source:—Christine Hall in THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY (April 2001)