Quicktime Movie - Stage 16 to 18 Face

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Movie shows a quick animation of the ventral views of the human embryo face, between Carnegie stage 16 to stage 18 (Week 6 to 7).

Note the initial prominence of the pharyngeal arches and nasal region. Then the development of the midline frontonasal region and the relative shifting of the nasal region from lateral to anterior location on to the developing face.

Links: Quicktime | Quicktime version | Flash version | Lecture - Head Development

See also the the animations:

  1. Cartoon a similar view of human embryo face showing embryonic to neonatal development Quicktime version | Flash version.
  2. Mouse face microCT between E9.5 to E12 Quicktime version | Flash version.