Glossary of terms
Use this page to access brief definitions of specific embryology terms.
- Within the description, words and terms with links go to other glossary definitions.
- More detailed descriptions and associated content is shown by the "More?" link at the end of each definition.
- To find additional information use the term in the search window.
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- Note that this glossary has been ported from the original site and some internal links may no longer function. To access all functioning links use the original glossary below.
- Links are currently mainly to original web page notes and Pubmed references. Links to new pages and undergraduate materials (lectures and laboratories) are being added under course codes.
- UK/USA spelling differences for example: "s" for "z", double "ll" or single "l", "our" or "or", "re" or "er".
UNSW Embryology Links
Original site glossary of embryology terms with full working links.
Glossary from the UNSW Embryology program compiled and written by Dr Mark Hill. Reference material used in preparing this glossary list includes: texts listed on page 1 Reading of each notes section, Department of Anatomy publications, internet resources from NCBI, NIH, OMIM, NHMRC (Australia), AMA (USA), Office of Rare Diseases (USA), PubMed Medline Dictionaries, MSDS, Merck Manual home edn.
- These notes are for Educational Purposes Only
Please email Dr Mark Hill if you wish to make a comment about this current project.
Copyright: Dr Mark Hill Created: 01.06.1997 Updated: 11.05.2009
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