Ten years of life with no regrets Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson has spent on it to remove the film evolution of the embryo from conception to birth.
Sperm in the folds of the mucous membrane of the fallopian tubes moves
towards the egg.
Will the meeting take place?
The walls of the fallopian tube ..
Two sperm contact with the shell egg. Enzymes in the sperm head, dissolve
the shell of an egg, but only one sperm’s genetic material is involved in
One of the 200 million paternal sperm had penetrated the shell of an egg,
literally poured into it …
Longitudinal section of sperm.
The genetic material contained in the sperm head
A week later, the embryo, sliding down the fallopian tube, uterus moves into
The embryo, attached to the lining of the uterus (8 days)
Embryo development. Grayed __ the future brain. (22 days)
24 days. Skeleton in the embryo month yet __ there is only the heart, i
t begins to pulsate on the 18th day of
28th day after fertilization ..
4 and a half weeks …
Five-week embryo, the length of 9 mm, already guessed face with holes for
the mouth, nostrils and eyes.
40 days. Outdoor embryonic cells fused with a loose surface of the uterus
and form a placenta, or afterbirth. This is a spongy piece of flesh is the
man in the first nine months of his life and light, and stomach, and liver,
and kidney …
Eight weeks. Rapidly growing fetus is well protected in the womb.
Using an electron microscope Nilsson was able to increase the image of
hundreds of thousands of times.
10 weeks. Eyelids are already half open. Within days,
they will form completely.
16 weeks. Inquisitive toddler is already using their hands to explore the
The skeleton is mainly composed of a flexible shaft and a network of blood
vessels visible through the thin skin.
18 weeks. About 14 cm embryo can now perceive the sounds of the
19 weeks ..
20 weeks. About 20 cm on the head hair are starting to appear.
24 weeks ..
6 months. There are still eight to ten weeks of carefree, but the little man is
already close to the uterus, and he prepares to leave her. He turns upside
down __ which is easier to get ..
After 4 weeks, the child sees the white light
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