Figure 1: Embryo waves — peristaltic motion in a late-stage fruitfly embryo, just before hatching. | Nature

Figure 1: Embryo waves — peristaltic motion in a late-stage fruitfly embryo, just before hatching.

From: Senseless motion

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MICHAEL BATE & MATTHIAS LANDGRAF

These three photographs show movement beginning at the back of the embryo, on the right of the top image, passing towards the front as a wave of coordinated contractions.

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