On the orientation of the implanting blastocyst.

@article{Kirby1967OnTO,
  title={On the orientation of the implanting blastocyst.},
  author={D. R. S. Kirby and D M Potts and I. B. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of embryology and experimental morphology},
  year={1967},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={527-32}
}
In viviparous mammals the implanting blastocyst is positioned according to a number of parameters which are species specific. First, in polytocous animals the blastocysts become spaced out along the length of the uterus, secondly they take up a particular relationship to the circumference of the endometrium, and lastly the embryonic pole always assumes a constant orientation to the mesometrial-antimesometrial (vertical) axis of the uterus. The first two factors have been reviewed by Blandau… CONTINUE READING

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