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Fetal Temporomandibular Joint

Human fetus (175 mm GL; 18th week of development). Section of the posterior region of the superior joint cavity. Blood vessel (V); lining cells are visible at the synovial (arrows).

Sagittal section. Trichome Nylceo Marques de Castro. Bar = 200 u m.

  • D - articular disc
  • C - mandibular condyle
  • S - squamous part of the temporal bone
  • V - blood vessel
  • TA - superficial temporal artery
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Alvez CS, Carvalho de Moraes LO, Marques SR, Tedesco RC, Harb LJ, Rodríguez-Vázquez JF, Mérida-Velasco JR & Alonso LG. (2014). Analysis by Light, Scanning, and Transmission Microscopy of the Intima Synovial of the Temporomandibular Joint of Human Fetuses during the Development. Anat Res Int , 2014, 732720. PMID: 24527214 DOI.


© 2014 Carlos Sabu Alvez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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