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Implanted Blastocyst In The Uterus
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Implanted blastocyst in the uterus, computer artwork. The blastocyst (yellow) is a ball of embryonic cells that arises from a fertilised egg. It will develop into the foetus, placenta and amniotic sac. Here, the blastocyst has just implanted into the wall of the uterus (pink), which takes place about 6 days after fertilisation. Once the blastocyst is embedded in the uterine lining, the placenta (the temporary organ that supplies the growing embryo with oxygen and nutrients) will develop.
May 1st, 2013
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