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Plate 2

7 Wax reconstruction of blood vessels and kidneys of human embryo shown in plate 1, seen in ventral view. X 55. Note absence of left ureter, fusion of left and right blastemas, the more acute angle at which the left umbilical artery leaves the aorta, the greater size of the left posterior cardinal vein, and the actual contact of blastcmas with the second portion of the posterior cardinal veins (compare Pc./2, fig. 1; 17., fig. 12).

ABBREVIATIONS C’aud.a., caudal artery, left vena comitans (compare Il.anast., anastomosis between posterior fig. 1) cardinal veins in iliac region R.isclmr., right ischiatic vein, left median caudal vein, right posterior cardinal vein


Boyden EA. Congenital absence of the kidney - an interpretation based on a 10-mm human embryo exhibiting unilateral renal agenesis. (1932) Anat. Rec. 52(4):325-349.

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