Carnegie Stage 16
Facts: Week 6, 37 - 42 days, 8 - 11 mm
View: Lateral view. Amniotic membrane removed.
Features: eye showing retinal pigment, nasolacrimal groove, nasal pit, fourth ventricle of brain, umbilical cord, 1st and 2nd pharyngeal arches, cervical sinus, heart, developing arm with hand plate, foot plate
Identify: nasal pit, nasolacrimal groove, eye, 1st, 2nd and 3rd pharyngeal arches, 1st pharyngeal groove, maxillary and mandibular components of 1st pharyngeal arch, auricular hillocks, fourth ventricle of brain, heart prominence, upper limb bud, mesonephric ridge, lower limb bud, umbilical cord Labelled Stage 16
Ectoderm: sensory placodes, lens pit, otocyst,nasal pits moved ventrally, fourth ventricle of brain
Mesoderm: heart prominence
Head: 1st, 2nd and 3rd pharyngeal arch, forebrain, eye, auricular hillocks
Body: heart, liver, umbilical cord, mesonephric ridge
Limb: upper and lower limb buds, hand plate, developing arm
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