PHYSIOLOGY OF METAZOA - DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Table of contents :


  • morphogen gradients
  • epithelial stem cell differentiation
  • Homo sapiens development
  • bibliography
  • web resources

  • recapitulation theory / Haeckel's biogenetic law : ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny; that is, an organism in the course of its development goes through the same successive stages as did the species in developing from the lower to the higher forms of animal life
  • propagule : cell unit capable of developing into a complete organism
  • morphogen : a diffusible substance in embryonic tissue postulated to form a concentration gradient that influences morphogenesis.
  • ontogeny : the development of the individual organism
  • Homo sapiens development (see also physiology of reproductive apparatus)
  • Bibliography
  • Web resources

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