Figure 1: Cross-section of the mouse placenta. | Nature

Figure 1: Cross-section of the mouse placenta.

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Figure 1

Sp, spongiotrophoblast; Gly, glycogen cells; GC, trophoblast giant cells. Fetal blood enters via the large central blood vessel. In humans, the labyrinth is known as the fetal placenta and the junctional zone is called the basal plate. Drawing modified from ref. 16.

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