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Neurodevelopment

Karl Zilles

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0019
Neurodevelopment

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This chapter discusses neural induction, organogenesis of the central nervous system, histogenesis of the spinal cord, histogenesis of the brainstem and cerebellum, histogenesis of the cerebral cortex, hemispheric shape and the formation of gyri, and genetic factors during development.

Chapter.  3591 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry

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