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Fig. 8. A mid-cross section of an ovum of 8 to 9 days of age

The amniotic cavity is a mere slit although the amniogenic cells are well formed and have become detached from the adjacent trophoblast. The exocoelomic membrane is similar in appearance and stage of development to that of specimen shown in fig. 7. Carnegie 8215, section 12-4-5, X 140.


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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