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