Embryology of the fetal membranes and placenta

Sneddon, S. F. (2019) Embryology of the fetal membranes and placenta. In: Carachi, R. and Doss, S. H. E. D. (eds.) Clinical Embryology: An Atlas of Congenital Malformations. Springer: Cham, Switzerland, pp. 31-38. ISBN 9783319261560 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-26158-4_3)

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The foetal membranes include all the extraembryonic structures which are derived from the primitive blastomeres and do not enter into the formation of the embryo itself. The membranes are the amnion, the yolk sac and the chorion.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Sneddon, Dr Sharon
Authors: Sneddon, S. F.
Subjects:R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
Published Online:08 May 2019

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