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University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Fertilized Human Egg, Prior to Division

Caption: This is a fertilized human egg, prior to division. Two nuclei (one from the egg and one from the sperm) can be seen in the center.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Stan Beyler, Ph.D. UNC A.R.T. laboratory.

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