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Figure 15 Lateral view of part of cartilaginous and membranous skull

Plate 5: Fig. 15 | Fig. 16

Lateral view of part of cartilaginous and membranous skull. The inner wall of the orbit and part of occipito-temporal region exposed by cutting away part of the membranous skull. X20 diameters.

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All of the figures except No. 4 are from models or combinations of models and graphic reconstructions of one embryo No. 460, Carnegie Collection. The illustrations are mainly the work of Mr. C. W. Shepard and Mr. J. F. Didusch.

Cartilage is colored blue, except figure 4, precartilage green, nerves yellow, muscles red; the blastema remains uncolored. All magnifications refer to the original published image size.

Links: Plate 1 | Plate 2 | Plate 3 | Plate 4 | Plate 5 | Abbreviations | 1920 Lewis | Carnegie Embryo 460 | Carnegie stage 20 | Week 8 | Volume IX | Contributions to Embryology | Skull Development


Lewis WH. The cartilaginous skull of a human embryo twenty-one millimeters in length. (1920) Contrib. Embryol., Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ. 272, 9: 299-324.

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