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Reconstruction of ovum

Reconstruction of the ovum, sectioned through the middle, viewed at right angles to the cut surface. The ovum (stippled) is almost completely implanted, although the endometrial epithelium is defective over a part of its abembryonic pole.

Fig. 9. Hertig and Rock, 1945.

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Keywords: abembryonic pole, endometrial epithelium

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.