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Fig. 3. Development of a semicircular canal

A, B, C, and D represent transverse sections of the superior canal (x240), taken at corresponding points from embryos No. 163, 9 mm.; No.109, 11 mm.; No. 229, 21 mm., and No. 86, 30 mm.

Aa, Ab, Ba,and Bb are explanatory drawings of lower magnification to show the ear vesicle and the situation and shape of sections from which A and B are taken.

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Streeter GL. On the development of the membranous labyrinth and the acoustic and facial nerves in the human embryo. (1906) Amer. J Anat. 6:139-165.

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