Diaphragm development

Septum transversum

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Diaphragm develops from the following components:

  1. Septum transversum
  2. Pleuroperitoneal membranes
  3. Ventral and dorsal mesenteries of esophagus
  4. Mesoderm of body wall
  5. Cervical myotomes

Septum transversum forms the central tendon of the diaphragm

 

 

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