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Development of the human heart: days 15–21
  1. J-Marc Schleich
  1. Départment de Cardiologie, CHR/35033 Rennes, France

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In this series, three dimensional computer graphic figures are used to present the anatomical structures involved in the different stages of normal human heart development, improving substantially our comprehension of complex phenomena. Below we present the development of the trilaminar germ disc and the formation of the primitive endocardial tube and the aortae during the third week of pregnancy. For further details and graphics please visit:

During the third week of gestation (days 15–21), …

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