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A Brief History of Embryology: Historical Vignettes in Embryology

  • Basith AmjadEmail author
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Abstract

What is embryology? It is perhaps an arbitrary term to describe a vast and fascinating science. Most embryologists consider their discipline as the study of “developmental biology”, essentially encompassing biological development from a fertilized egg to a multicellular organism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical PaediatricsThe Royal Hospital for ChildrenGlasgowUK

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