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Figure 1.5. The similarities and differences between different vertebrate embryos as they proceed through development.

Figure 1.5

The similarities and differences between different vertebrate embryos as they proceed through development. They each begin with a basically similar structure, although they acquire this structure at different ages and sizes. As they develop, they become less like each other. (Adapted from Richardson et al. 1998; photograph courtesy of M. Richardson.)

From: Comparative Embryology

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Developmental Biology. 6th edition.
Gilbert SF.
Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates; 2000.
Copyright © 2000, Sinauer Associates.

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