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Chapter 9: MOLECULAR DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEART FUNCTIONAL MATURATION OF THE EMBRYONIC HEART

Obviously, cardiovascular morphogenesis is influenced directly by the dynamic mechanical environment of the pulsatile embryonic heart. An overview of functional maturation, while critical, is beyond the scope of this chapter. The reader is referred to reviews of embryonic functional maturation in vertebrate and invertebrate species.167,170

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