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Photograph, actual size of embryo = 6.0 mm - This photograph captures the intricate details and differentiation of a human embryo while in its sixth week of development. Age is calculated from the day of fertilization. This red marking indicates retinal pigmentation. The arm and leg buds have visibly elongated, greater distinction in the region of the eyes, and more ridges have developed in the spinal region. Image from the book From Conception to Birth: A Life Unfolds.
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