N o r m a l f e t a l p o s i t i o n a n d l o c a t i o n a t t h e e n d o f a f u l l - t e r m p r e g n a n c y •
F i g u r e 1 6 . 1 6
Right lung
Liver ----------------
Greater omentum
Small intestine —
Uterine wall
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Large intestine
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Maternal umbilicus------------
Right uterine (fallopian) tube
Right ovary
Umbilical cord
Round ligament of uterus
Urinary bladder
Left lung
Heart
Stomach
Small intestine
Large intestine
Left ovary
Left uterine
(fallopian) tube
Head of fetus
Pubic symphysis
Anterior view of position of organs at end of full-term pregnancy
CONCEPT CHECK
1.
How
does gastrulation occur?
3.
What
is the function of the hormone relaxin?
2.
How
is the fetal circulation different from the
typical human circulation?
Pregnancy Lasts from Fertilization to Delivery
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