Theiler Stage 16 - Closure of posterior neuropore; hind limb bud and tail bud
The hind limb bud becomes visible at the level of the 23rd-28th somites. The tail bud appears as a short stump and the 3rd and 4th branchial arches are distinctly concave. Rathke's pouch and the nasal processes start to form. At the end of this stage the posterior neuropore begins to close.
Absent: thin and long tail.
10 dpc (range 9.5-10.75)
Carnegie - Stage 13 , Stage 14 , Stage 15 , (human - stage table)
Virtual Human Embryo - Stage 13 , Stage 14 , Stage 15
All scale bars in microns
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