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extraembryonic

Extraembryonic coelom

The extraembryonic coelom is a portion of the conceptus consisting of a cavity between Heuser's membrane and the hypoblast.

It divides the two layers of extraembryonic mesoderm (splanchnopleuric and somatopleuric).

It is also known as the "chorionic cavity".

References

External links

  • http://isc.temple.edu/marino/embryology/EMBI97/img015.GIF
  • http://www.embryology.ch/anglais/hdisqueembry/triderm09.html
  • http://sprojects.mmi.mcgill.ca/embryology/earlydev/week2/eemes&coel.html

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