Four-week-old embryo and adult face, showing corresponding fissures and processes of the head. Almost all congenital defects of the head are due to a failure of the fissures to correctly fuse together for any number of genetic or environmental [the mother’s body - especially nutritionally] reasons.
Atlas and Textbook of Dentistry including Diseases of the Mouth. Dr. Gustav Preiswerk, 1906. Translated and edited by George W. Warren.

Four-week-old embryo and adult face, showing corresponding fissures and processes of the head. Almost all congenital defects of the head are due to a failure of the fissures to correctly fuse together for any number of genetic or environmental [the mother’s body - especially nutritionally] reasons.

Atlas and Textbook of Dentistry including Diseases of the Mouth. Dr. Gustav Preiswerk, 1906. Translated and edited by George W. Warren.

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