Stages in Early Human Development

  • R. O’Rahilly
  • F. Müller
Conference paper

Abstract

The present article comprises a summary of the early development of the human embryo, a discussion of the embryology of twinning, and a few comments on philosophical and ethical implications, particularly with reference to research on the early embryo.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. O’Rahilly
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Müller
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Carnegie Laboratories of Embryology, California Primate Research CenterUniversity of CaliforniaUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Human Anatomy and NeurologyUniversity of CaliforniaUSA

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