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Early human fetal activity.

  • Hooker, Davenport, 1887-1965
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Selected cineradiography films created by Davenport Hooker which show characteristic reflex activity using a probe from six human foetuses of approximately 8, 9, 11 and 14 weeks menstrual age - the earliest reaction would be 7 1/2 weeks.

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1 encoded moving image (16:56 min.) : silent, black and white.



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The Ladd Laboratory of the Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh.

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In English

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University of Pittsburgh


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