Morphologic stages of the equine embryo proper on days 17 to 40 after ovulation.

@article{Acker2001MorphologicSO,
  title={Morphologic stages of the equine embryo proper on days 17 to 40 after ovulation.},
  author={David A. Acker and Sean Curran and Edward T. Bersu and O. J. Ginther},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2001},
  volume={62 9},
  pages={1358-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the gross and histologic changes that develop in the equine embryo proper (ie, the portion of the embryo that becomes the fetus) from days 17 to 40 after ovulation and to compare the external features of equine embryos with those of porcine, ovine, and human embryos. SAMPLE POPULATION 34 embryos collected from mixed-breed pony mares. PROCEDURE External features for each embryo proper, including length, number of branchial arches, growth of appendages, face and head… CONTINUE READING