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Close-up of the Tongue

11 weeks, 3 days

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Note:

Epstein's Pearls, a common finding in the physical examination of newborns, appear in the background in the midline of the roof of the mouth of this first trimester fetus.

Label Key:

  • 1. roof of mouth (hard palate)
  • 2. Epstein's pearl
  • 3. irregular surface of the tongue
  • 4. tongue

All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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Close-up of the Tongue
Close-up of the Tongue
Left Hand
Left Hand
Nose and Mouth
Nose and Mouth
Amnion and Umbilical Cord
Amnion and Umbilical Cord
Umbilical Vein
Umbilical Vein
The Nose and Lips
The Nose and Lips
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