Quicktime Historic Animation - Heart 01

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<Flowplayer height="260" width="320" autoplay="false">Heart_historic_001.flv‎</Flowplayer> Introduction to early heart development

Heart layers - epicardium, myocardium, endocardium

Week 3

  • Epicardiomantle (Heart Fields)
  • Mesenchymal cells
  • Endocardium development from double to single tube
  • Cephalic end connects with dorsal aortas
  • Caudal end connects with vitelline veins

End Week 3

  • Single thin-walled tube
  • Tube bengins to bend