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Fig. 483. Transverse section of embryo of albatross


Section taken through region of heart, am., Amnion; am. sut., amniotic suture; a. v.v, anterior vitelline veins; ect., ectoderm; ent., entoderm; ex. b. c., extraembryonic body cavity; ht., heart; i> pc., primitive pericardial cavity; ph., pharynx; p. mes., parietal mesoderm; ser., serosa (chorion); v.mes, visceral mesoderm; * point at which extraembryonic body cavity passes over into intraembryonic (or coelom).

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Bailey FR. and Miller AM. Text-Book of Embryology (1921) New York: William Wood and Co.

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