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Liver, Cord, and Left Foot Plate

5 weeks, 6 days

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

The smooth contour of the left foot won't stay that way much longer. In just two short weeks, fully formed toes will be in place.

Label Key:

1. tail
2. brain
3. heart
4. left hand plate
5. liver
6. umbilical cord
7. left foot plate
All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
Head and Heart
Head and Heart
Vitelline Vessels
Vitelline Vessels
Liver, Cord, and Left Foot Plate
Liver, Cord, and Left Foot Plate
Close-up of Heart and Liver
Close-up of Heart and Liver
The Heart and Liver
The Heart and Liver
Heart and Liver
Heart and Liver
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