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* brainstem - [[Neural_-_Pons_Development|pons]] and [[Neural_-_Medulla_Oblongata_Development|medulla]]
 
* brainstem - [[Neural_-_Pons_Development|pons]] and [[Neural_-_Medulla_Oblongata_Development|medulla]]
 
* basilar artery - lying ventral to the pons
 
* basilar artery - lying ventral to the pons
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===Endocrine===
 
===Endocrine===
 
* [[Endocrine_-_Hypothalamus_Development|hypothalamus]]
 
* [[Endocrine_-_Hypothalamus_Development|hypothalamus]]
 
* [[Endocrine_-_Pituitary_Development|pituitary]] sitting in the sella turcica.
 
* [[Endocrine_-_Pituitary_Development|pituitary]] sitting in the sella turcica.
 
** note remnant of Rathke's pouch still visible on floor of developing sella turcica (cartilage)
 
** note remnant of Rathke's pouch still visible on floor of developing sella turcica (cartilage)
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===Skeletal System===
 
===Skeletal System===
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Cartilage_Development|cartilage]] - [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Skull_Development|skull]] septum of the nose.
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Cartilage_Development|cartilage]] - [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Skull_Development|skull]] septum of the nose.
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* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Bone_Development|bone]] - [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Skull_Development#Mandible_Development|mandible]].
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Bone_Development|bone]] - [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Skull_Development#Mandible_Development|mandible]].
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Axial_Skeleton_Development|axial skeleton]] - vertebra, axis and atlas.
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Axial_Skeleton_Development|axial skeleton]] - vertebra, axis and atlas.
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===Muscle===
 
===Muscle===
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Muscle_Development|muscle]] - [[Tongue Development|tongue]], attached to mandible, note foramen cecum.
 
* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Muscle_Development|muscle]] - [[Tongue Development|tongue]], attached to mandible, note foramen cecum.

Revision as of 14:23, 16 January 2016

Human Fetal Head Week 12

This mid-line section through the fetal head (12 weeks) shows features of the developing skull and the brain, face and mouth.

Neural System

Endocrine

  • hypothalamus
  • pituitary sitting in the sella turcica.
    • note remnant of Rathke's pouch still visible on floor of developing sella turcica (cartilage)

Skeletal System

Muscle

  • muscle - tongue, attached to mandible, note foramen cecum.
    • genioglossus muscle - attached to mandible
    • geniohyoideus muscle - attaching hyoid bone to mandible


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


Image Source: Prof Virginia Diewert


Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2020, October 25) Embryology Fetal head section 01.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Fetal_head_section_01.jpg

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12:11, 18 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 12:11, 18 March 2012965 × 660 (118 KB)Z8600021 (talk | contribs)==Human Fetal Head Week 12== Selected medial head (12 weeks) view showing key features of head musculoskeletal and neurological development. Note extensive nasal cartilage, nasal conchae, pituitary, secondary palate, oral cavity, tongue, mandible, hyoid,