Coronal Section of a Fetal Brain

Coronal section of a fetal brain, approximately 21 weeks gestational age, with edema. Notice how, unlike in adult brains, there is no apparent delineation between white matter and grey matter due to incomplete myelination of the immature brain.coronal fetal brain


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