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Human Embryo Size Comparison

The image compares the size of the embryo at 5 weeks (Stage 14) to that at 8 weeks (Stage 32). These stages represent approximately the middle and at the end of the embryonic period. The embryo images have been scaled to the same magnification (5 mm scale bar).


Links: Carnegie stage 14 | Carnegie stage 23 | Week 5 | Week 8 | Embryonic Development

Week 5 - Carnegie Stage 14

  • Facts: Week 5, 31 - 35 days, 5 - 7 mm
  • View: Lateral view.
  • Features: midbrain, nasal placode, lens pit, 1,2,3 pharyngeal arches, fourth ventricle of brain, 1st pharyngeal groove, heart prominence, cervical sinus, upper limb bud, mesonephric ridge, lower limb bud, umbilical cord

Carnegie stage 14

Week 8 - Carnegie Stage 23

  • Facts: Week 8, 56 - 60 days, 27 - 31 mm
  • View: Lateral view.
  • Features: scalp vascular plexus, eylid, eye, nose, auricle of external ear, mouth, sholder, arm, elbow, wrist, toes separated, sole of foot, umbilical cord


Carnegie stage 23


Image Source: UNSW Embryology, no reproduction without permission.

© Dr Mark Hill, Image cannot be reproduced without permission.

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