Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Embryo, placenta and fetal membranes

Three-month-old fetus in situ within fetal membranes

Image #164-6

KEYWORDS: Uterus, Muscles and tendons.

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Embryo, placenta and fetal membranes
Three-month-old fetus in situ within fetal membranes
The uterus of this surgical specimen has been opened by means of a longitudinal incision. The chorion has been cut and reflected from the amnion.
1 . Chorion (cut and reflected from amnion)
2 . Placenta (lower portions of the placenta are visible through the amniotic sac)
3 . Umbilical cord
4 . Amniotic sac
5 . Myometrium
6 . Cervix of uterus (supravaginal part)
7 . Cervix of uterus (vaginal part)
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