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Heart Looping Sequence

The heart tube loops initially to form a C-shape and as looping progresses the heart begins to resemble an S-shape (or U-shape ventrally).



Image Source: Scanning electron micrographs of the Carnegie stages of the early human embryos are reproduced with the permission of Prof Kathy Sulik, from embryos collected by Dr. Vekemans and Tania Attié-Bitach. Images are for educational purposes only and cannot be reproduced electronically or in writing without permission.

Embryonic Development

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current11:50, 14 March 2010Thumbnail for version as of 11:50, 14 March 20101,928 × 776 (212 KB)Z3212774 (talk | contribs)category:Heart ILP {{Template:SEM}} The heart tube loops initially to form a C-shape and as looping progresses the heart begins to resemble an S-shape (or U-shape ventrally).