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Early Human Heart Tube

Ventral view Week 4, Carnegie stage 10

As the tubular heart grows it develops dilations and constrictions which form the truncus arteriosus, bulbus cordis, primitive ventricle, primitive atrium and sinus venosus.


Begin Intermediate: Primordial Heart Tube  Heart Tube Looping  Atrial Ventricular Septation  Outflow Tract  Heart Valves  Cardiac Abnormalities  Vascular Overview


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.

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