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Five-month-old foetus. Illustration of a developing foetus after five months of pregnancy. Structures shown include the amniotic sac, the chorion, the umbilical cord, and the blood vessels (red) of the placenta (left). Full term and birth occurs at around nine months. This anatomical artwork is from plate 331 from volume 5 of 'Manuel d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain' (1825). This 5-volume anatomy atlas was produced by French physician and surgeon Jules Germain Cloquet (1790-1883). The illustrations were by Haincelin. Volume 5 illustrated the anatomy of the digestive, secretory and reproductive organs.
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