Figure 15.31. Partitioning of the foregut into the esophagus and respiratory diverticulum during the third and fourth weeks of human gestation.

Figure 15.31

Partitioning of the foregut into the esophagus and respiratory diverticulum during the third and fourth weeks of human gestation. (A) Lateral view, end of week 3. (B, C) Ventral views, week 4. (After Langman 1981.)

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