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Fig. 3. Topography of the spinal cord and the dorsal root of the first sacral nerve in three fetal stages

These are taken from three of the same specimens shown in figure 2, but here they are shown on one scale of enlargement in order to indicate the actual changes in size. The 30-mm. specimen (75) is shown both in figure 2 and figure 1.

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Streeter GL. Factors involved in the formation of the filum terminale. (1919) Amer. J Anat. 22(1): 1-11.

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