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Human Female Fetus - Pelvic Region (10 week)

Large labelled image version of plane D, close to midline (Stain - Haematoxylin Eosin) 0.7 mm scale bar.

Genital Development

The genital tubercle can be seen at the top of the image and will contribute to the female external genitalia.

The early uterus forming from the paramesonephric duct lies in the peritoneal body cavity. Anterior to the uterus is the small uterovesical pouch (pouch of Meiring), while posterior to the uterus is the larger rectouterine pouch (pouch of Douglas).

Renal Development

The urinary bladder formed from the urogenital sinus that developed from the cloaca is surrounded by the developing detrusor muscle.


Features
  • genital tubercle
  • pubic symphysis
  • urinary bladder
  • uterus (paramesonephric duct)
  • rectum
  • vertebral column


Related Images

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Fetus (week 10) Planes A (most lateral), B (lateral), C (medial) and D (midline) from lateral towards the midline.

Image Source: UNSW Embryology, no reproduction without permission.

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