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Fig. 2. A section of a. 7.5-day ovum

The middle cross section of a 7.5-day ovum. The cleft-like amniotic cavity lies above the germ-disk and beneath amniogenic cells arising from the adjacent trophoblast. A single, flattened meso-blastic cell is seen to the right of the germ-disk and lying upon the inner aspect of the tropho-blast. Carnegie No. 8020, section 6-5-9, X 300 (minus).


Hertig AT. On the development of the amnion and exocoelomic membrane in the previllous human ovum. (1945) Yale J Biol Med. 18:107-15. PubMed 21007544

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