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1

When does the development of the heart start?

week 3

2

What are the three layers of the heart?

Endocardium (inner layer), myocardium (muscle layer) and epicardium (visceral layer of pericardium)

3

Where is the endocardium derived from?

heart tube

4

Where is the Myocardium derived from?

visceral mesoderm

5

What is the process of making blood vessels called?

Vasculogenesis.