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The Umbilical Cord at 7½ Weeks

7 weeks, 4 days

Buy NowFrom The Biology of Prenatal Development.

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The circumference of the umbilical cord's base is much larger than the cord itself. Do you know why?

Label Key:

  • 1. vitelline vessels adjacent to the umbilical cord
  • 2. abdominal wall
  • 3. loops of bowel within base of umbilical cord
  • 4. umbilical cord
  • 5. fingers
  • 6. right hand
  • 7. right wrist

All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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The Umbilical Cord at 7½ Weeks
The Umbilical Cord at 7½ Weeks
Right Eye, Profile View of Face
Right Eye, Profile View of Face
Close-up, Right Eye and Face
Close-up, Right Eye and Face
The Face and Hands
The Face and Hands
Right Hand and Forearm
Right Hand and Forearm
The Sole of the Left Foot
The Sole of the Left Foot
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