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Fig. 3. Ventral view of the model of the pharynx of embryo II

Hyp, hypophysis, Oe., oesophagus ; T. i., depression of the tuberculum impar; Thyr. m., median thyroid rudiment; Tr., trachea; Tr., trachea; V. P.I, V. P.II, V. P.IIIand V. P.IV, flrst, second, third and fourth visceral pouches.

This embryo (II) has a vertex-breach length of 6 mm. and a neck-breach length of 7 mm. It is about 24 days old or, in round numbers, it is an embryo of the 4th week.

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Sudler MT. The development of the nose and of the pharynx and its derivatives in man. (1902) Amer. J Anat. 1:391–416.

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