File:Human- genital development critical periods.jpg

From Embryology

Original file(1,000 × 494 pixels, file size: 78 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Human Genital Development Critical Periods

This figure provides a broad general summary of key events in genital development in relation to critical periods.

  • EW = Embryonic Week
  • histogenesis - the formation or development of tissues from the undifferentiated cells of the germ layers of the embryo.

Links: Genital Abnormalities

  Critical Period Links: critical period | abnormal development | Critical Periods table | Image - Critical Periods table | Genital | Opioids | Neural | Thalidomide | Environmental


Pryor JL, Hughes C, Foster W, Hales BF & Robaire B. (2000). Critical windows of exposure for children's health: the reproductive system in animals and humans. Environ. Health Perspect. , 108 Suppl 3, 491-503. PMID: 10852849


EHP is a publication of the U.S. Government. Publication of EHP lies in the public domain and is therefore without copyright.

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, May 19) Embryology Human- genital development critical periods.jpg. Retrieved from

What Links Here?
© Dr Mark Hill 2024, UNSW Embryology ISBN: 978 0 7334 2609 4 - UNSW CRICOS Provider Code No. 00098G

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

current08:08, 2 December 2010Thumbnail for version as of 08:08, 2 December 20101,000 × 494 (78 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)