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The Beating Heart and Liver

6 weeks, 6 days

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

The massive liver fills the abdomen but the beating heart still steals the show. Please watch the movie!

Label Key:

  • 1. nasal prominence
  • 2. neck
  • 3. heart
  • 4. location of diaphragm
  • 5. liver
  • 6. left hand
  • 7. tips of digital rays

All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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The Beating Heart and Liver
The Beating Heart and Liver
Close-up of the Left Eye
Close-up of the Left Eye
Back of the Right Hand
Back of the Right Hand
Right Lower Limb
Right Lower Limb
The Umbilical Cord
The Umbilical Cord
Umbilical Cord and Amnion
Umbilical Cord and Amnion
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