Use this URL to cite or link to this record in EThOS:
Title: A radiographic study of ossification in the spine and limbs of the human fetus
Author: Bagnall, Keith M.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3435 4104
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1976
Availability of Full Text:
Access from EThOS:
Access from Institution:
Until recently relatively little has been known about factors which affect growth and development in early life. and which have a fundamental influence on later adult life. Thus pre- and postnatal growth and development must be studied as a continuum for they have a profound effect on ultimate physical and mental development. However, legal and ethical problems governing the availability of human fetal material diminish the prospects for assembling large comprehensive surveys. Because of this, there is often inaccuracy and inconsistency in many reports of human fetal development and, in particular, the study of certain regions has been considerably neglected. Ossification of the human fetal spine and limbs is one such example. The initial purpose of the present study was an attempt to increase knowledge in an area where there appears to be substantial gaps.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available