The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) extending from the buccopharyngeal membrane to the cloacal membrane arises from the endoderm of the trilaminar embryo (week 2, 3).
This page contains links to other relevant pages within UNSW Embryology, UNSW, Australia and the World available on the WWW.
If you are using the CD version of the program an internet connection will be required for all the external links.
Normal and Abnormal Mammalian Development by Dr. Kathleen K. Sulik and Peter R. Bream Jr.
Unit: Gut Development
Virtual Childrens Hospital site has now been inactivated and the list below is based upon terms and content shown on the original site.
I would recommend searching Medline Plus with one of the listed terms for relevant clinical information.
"After 13 years of service, on January 1, 2006, Virtual Hospital / Virtual Children's Hospital, the Internet's first medical Web sites, ceased operations after serving over 80 million users, due to a lack of funding. However, much of Virtual Hospital / Virtual Children's Hospital content remains available online."
"Virtual Children's Hospital is a digital health sciences library created in 1992 at the University of Iowa to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients." (Virtual Childrens Hospital)
Links to related WWW sites with Histological
images for Gastrointestinal Tract system.
Note that all internet links change with time if link does not work use text shown to search WWW.
"Edited and reviewed by more than 80 physicians, JWatch regularly combs 180 medical journals for important findings in gastroenterology."(JWatch.org)