Fertilised chicken egg

Fertilised chicken egg

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Caption: Fertilised chicken egg. Egg being checked for fertilisation using a technique known as candling. Candling reveals the contents of the egg by shining a bright light through the translucent eggshell. The blood vessels of a healthy 11-day-old fertilised egg are seen here.

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Keywords: backlit, biological, biology, blood vessel, blood vessels, candled, candling, check, checking, chicken egg, embyology, fauna, fertilised, fertilized, nature, shell, translucent, viable, winner, zoological, zoology

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