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Fig. 3B. Coronal section through parathyroid III and thymus of a 48 mm human embryo

The main bulk of the thymus has now separated from parathyroid II], but some thymic tissue is shown still connected with the parathyroid. On the right side of - this aberrant thymic tissue a Kürsteiner canal is shown.

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Boyd JD. Development of the thyroid and parathyroid glands and the thymus. (1950) Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 7(6): 455-71. PMID 14790564

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