Human Embryo Transfer

Human Embryo Transfer

‘Embryo transfer’ refers to the transplantation of a mammalian preimplantation embryo into the reproductive tract of a recipient female so that it may implant and continue to develop to birth. Mammalian embryos … Read more

Human Embryogenesis

Human embryogenesis refers to the development and formation of the human embryo. It encompasses the first eight weeks of development after fertilization, in which a single cell formed at fertilization … Read more

The Prenatal Developmental Period

The human body, like that of most animals, develops from a single cell produced by the union of a male and a female gamete (or sex cell).  Cell division, cell migration, programmed cell death (apoptosis), … Read more

Evolutionary Embryology

Evolutionary Embryology

Embryology, the study of embryos, is an important cornerstone of biological evolution and can be used to help determine similarities and differences between various species. An embryo of an organism … Read more

Introduction to Embryology

Introduction to Embryology

Human development is a continuous process that begins when an oocyte (ovum) from a female is fertilized by a sperm (spermatozoon) from a male. Cell division, cell migration, programmed cell … Read more

Embryo Transfer

Embryo transfer

Embryo refers to the early developmental stage of an animal while it is in the egg or within the uterus of the mother. In humans the term is applied to the unborn … Read more