Essential Reproduction provides an accessible account of the fundamentals of reproduction within the context of cutting-edge knowledge and examples of its application. The eighth edition of this internationally best-selling title provides a multidisciplinary approach integrating anatomy, physiology, genetics, behaviour, biochemistry, molecular biology and clinical science, to give thorough coverage of the study of mammalian reproduction.
Contains discussion of the latest on conceptual, informational and applied aspects of reproduction
New pedagogical features such as clinical case studies at the end of each chapter
Better use of boxed material to improve separation of narrative text from ancillary information
Highlighted key words for ease of reference relate to summary of key points
Introduction now split into two sections
Expanded content in Fetal challenges, and Society and reproduction
Substantial rearrangement and updating in Making sperm, Controlling fertility, and Restoring fertility