Morphogenesis of the manubrium of sternum in human embryos: a new concept.

@article{RodrguezVzquez2013MorphogenesisOT,
  title={Morphogenesis of the manubrium of sternum in human embryos: a new concept.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Francisco Rodr{\'i}guez-V{\'a}zquez and Samuel Verdugo-L{\'o}pez and Jos{\'e} Manuel Garrido and Gen Murakami and Ji Hyun Kim},
  journal={Anatomical record},
  year={2013},
  volume={296 2},
  pages={279-89}
}
To revisit many theories on fetal development of the manubrium of the sternum, we examined 25 mid-term fetuses at 6-9 weeks of gestation. The initial developmental stage of the manubrium was characterized by a distinct interclavicular mesenchyme that was continuous with the developing clavicles. Because parts of the clavicle in which endochondral… CONTINUE READING