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Left Hand Plate and Wrist

5 weeks, 6 days

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

The head is off screen to the lower left. Please note how the rapidly growing liver fills the entire abdomen.

Label Key:

1. left hand plate
2. base of left upper limb
3. marginal vein of left hand
4. liver
5. location of diaphragm
6. heart (left ventricle)
7. heart (left atrium)
All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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
Polygon-Shaped Right Hand
Polygon-Shaped Right Hand
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