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7 Section of an artery and its lymphoid sheath in the spleen of a. 30-cm. pig embryo, showing intermediate stages in the formation of small lymphocytes from the reticulum. Cells a, b, c, d, successive steps in the line of differentiation: cells 6, f, g, h, free lymphoid cells very similar in nuclear structure to cells c and d; l and 10, large lymphocytes.

8 Cross-section of an artery in the spleen of a, 6-cm. pig.

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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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