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Fig. 117. Diagrammatic section of pregnant human uterus with contained foetus.

From Huxley after Longet.


al. allantoic stalk ; nb. umbilical vesicle ; am. amnion ; ch. chorion ; ds. decidua serotina ; du. decidua vera ; dr. decidua reflexa ; I. fallopian tube ; c. cervix uteri ; u. uterus ; z. foetal villi of true placenta; z'. villi of non-placental part of chorion.


Foster, M., Balfour, F. M., Sedgwick, A., & Heape, W. (1883). The Elements of Embryology. (2nd ed.). London: Macmillan and Co.

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