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Forming syncytiotrophoblastic vacuole

Part of the trophoblast from the lateral or equatorial aspect of the embryo, showing a syncytiotrophoblastic vacuole in the process of forming. It does not communicate with the remainder of the lacunar network.

Fig. 33. Hertig and Rock, 1941.

Keywords: embryo, lacunar network, syncytiotrophoblastic vacuole, trophoblast

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.