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Section of tissues at the implantation site

General view of the tissues at and near the implantation site (no. 7802, stage 7). A portion of the myometrium can be seen above. A cystic gland is present on the left-hand side of the mucosa. A large, branched vascular space partly surrounds the border zone of the specimen. Early decidua is present. Section 44-3-5.

Fig. 7-7. O'Rahilly and Müller, 1987.

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Keywords: cystic gland, decidua, implantation site, myometrium

Source: The Virtual Human Embryo.