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Plate I

Fig. l. Coronal section of an interphalangeal joint at the 30 mm. stage. x200. a, joint disk; b, looser mesenchyme in circumferential part.

Fig. 2. Interphalangeal joint at 45 mm. stage. x 180. a, joint disk; b, synovial cavity forming in circumferential part of disk.

Fig. 3. Interphalangeal joint at 63 mm. stage. x 150. a, joint disk reduced to two cells in thickness; b, synovial cavity.

Fig. 4. Interphalangeal joint at 72 mm. stage. x185. a, disk reduced to single layer of cells; b, synovial cavity.


Whillis J. The development of synovial joints. (1940) J Anat. 74(Pt 2): 277-283. PMID: 17104813

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