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Central Nervous System

5 weeks, 2 days

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

A model of the central nervous system (obtained from magnetic resonance imaging of a human embryo) is superimposed over the living embryo.

Label Key:

  • 1. spinal cord
  • 2. midbrain (mesencephalon)
  • 3. amnion along edge of umbilical cord
  • 4. umbilical vein within umbilical cord

All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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Central Nervous System
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