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Fig. 5 A. A human ovum of approximately 16.5 days of age

A human ovum of approximately 16.5 days of age. The chorionic villi are still simple, unbranched structures. The chorionic cavity contains a normally-situated embryo, the details of which are seen in fig. 5B. No trace of the exocoelomic membrane remains. Carnegie 7802, section 44-3-5, X30.


Hertig AT. lnvolution of tissues in fetal life: a review. (1946) Anat. Rec. 94: 96-116.

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