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Close up of second polar body seen in the Figure 16 specimen

SEM of the second polar body seen in Figure 16 (original magnification x1000). The polar body appears connected through long microvilli with the left blastomere.

From: Makabe et al., 2001. Reproduced with permission of the Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology.

Keywords: blastomere, microvilli, second polar body, two-cell embryo

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.