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Human Fetal Head Week 12

This medial (mid-line) section through the fetal head (12 weeks) shows features of the developing skull and the brain, face and mouth. Note extensive nasal cartilage, nasal conchae, pituitary, secondary palate, oral cavity, tongue, mandible, hyoid, choana, oropharynx. Also note the developing tongue musculature and its mandibular attachment site.

12 Week Images: Sagittal unlabeled | Sagittal labeled | Sagittal medial view | Sagittal lateral view | Pituitary unlabeled | Pituitary labeled | Tongue | Skull Development | Head Development

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Musculoskeletal

Links: Image - Head histology | Image - Head medial cartilage/bone | Image - Head lateral cartilage/bone | head | gastrointestinal tract | skull | bone
Fetal Links: fetal | Week 10 | Week 12 | second trimester | third trimester | fetal neural | Fetal Blood Sampling | fetal growth restriction | birth | birth weight | preterm birth | Developmental Origins of Health and Disease | macrosomia | BGD Practical | Medicine Lecture | Science Lecture | Lecture Movie | Category:Human Fetus | Category:Fetal
Historic Embryology  
1940 Fetus Physiology
Carnegie Fetal: 95 | 96 | 142 | 145 | 184 | 211 | 217 | 300 | 362 | 448 | 449 | 538 | 590 | 607 | 625 | 662 | 693 | 847 | 858 | 922 | 928 | 948 | 972 | 1318 | 1388 | 1455 | 1591 | 1597b | 1656 | 1686 | 2250a | 2250b | 3990 | 5652 | 6581 | 7218

Reference

Image Source: Prof Virginia Diewert



Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, June 16) Embryology Fetal head section.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Fetal_head_section.jpg

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© Dr Mark Hill 2019, UNSW Embryology ISBN: 978 0 7334 2609 4 - UNSW CRICOS Provider Code No. 00098G

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15:41, 13 September 2009Thumbnail for version as of 15:41, 13 September 2009965 × 660 (63 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)Selected medial head view showing key features of head musculoskeletal and neurological development. Note extensive nasal cartilage, nasal conchae, pituitary, secondary palate, oral cavity, tongue, mandible, hyoid, choana, oropharynx. Also note the devel
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