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Close-up of Heart and Liver

5 weeks, 6 days

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

This rare shot reveals all four chambers of the heart. The short movie clip that accompanies this snapshot allows you to see all four chambers in operation simultaneously if you look carefully!

Label Key:

1. edge of brain
2. umbilical cord
3. four chambers of heart
4. location of diaphragm
5. liver
All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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
Heart Chambers
Heart Chambers


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