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Plate 1

1 Section of the peritoneal epithelium and the underlying mesenchyme of the mesentery, in the region offthe primary splcnic rudiment of a 7.5-mm. pig embryo. The cell at E is being crowded into the mescnchyme.

2 Section of the peritoneal epithelium and underlying splenic tissue of a 15-mm. pig embryo. The two tissues are distinctly separated and show dificrcnt cytological features.

3 Section through a sinus in the spleen of a 6-cm. pig embryo. Processes of the mesenchyme cell, mes.c., extend into the early sinus.

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Thiel GA. and Downey H. The development of the mammalian spleen, with special reference to its hematopoietic activity. (1921) Amer. J Anat. 28(2): 279 - 339.

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