A history of normal plates, tables and stages in vertebrate embryology.

@article{Hopwood2007AHO,
  title={A history of normal plates, tables and stages in vertebrate embryology.},
  author={Nick Hopwood},
  journal={The International journal of developmental biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          1-26
        }
}
  • N. Hopwood
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • The International journal of developmental biology
Developmental biology is today unimaginable without the normal stages that define standard divisions of development. This history of normal stages, and the related normal plates and normal tables, shows how these standards have shaped and been shaped by disciplinary change in vertebrate embryology. The article highlights the Normal Plates of the Development of the Vertebrates edited by the German anatomist Franz Keibel (16 volumes, 1897-1938). These were a major response to problems in the… 
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