File:Fetal head section.jpg
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
- 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 | birth weight | Developmental Origins of Health and Disease | fetal growth restriction | macrosomia | BGD Practical | Medicine Lecture | Science Lecture | Lecture Movie | preterm birth | birth | Category:Human Fetus | Category:Fetal|
Image Source: Prof Virginia Diewert
Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, January 20) Embryology Fetal head section.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Fetal_head_section.jpg
- © Dr Mark Hill 2019, UNSW Embryology ISBN: 978 0 7334 2609 4 - UNSW CRICOS Provider Code No. 00098G
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