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High-power view of embryo

A high-power view of the embryo, to show the delamination in situ of amnioblasts from the adjacent cytotrophoblast. The mitotic figures in the young amniotic cells arising from the cytotrophoblast are clearly seen at the junction of these two structures.

Fig. 27. Hertig and Rock, 1941.

Keywords: amnioblast(s), cytotrophoblast, mitotic figure(s)

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.