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Hand Plate and Vital Organs

5 weeks, 6 days

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

Don't let the beating heart in the accompanying clip distract you from seeing all the other body parts. There's a lot going on everywhere you look!

Label Key:

1. heart chambers
2. chest and abdominal walls
3. liver
4. marginal vein of left upper hand
5. left wrist
6. pharyngeal arches
7. left upper limb
All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
Yolk Sac
Yolk Sac
The Beating Heart
The Beating Heart
Hand Plate and Vital Organs
Hand Plate and Vital Organs
Left Hand Plate and Wrist
Left Hand Plate and Wrist
Brain and Umbilical Cord
Brain and Umbilical Cord
Close-up of Head, Brain
Close-up of Head, Brain


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