oa South African Medical Journal - The spiral pattern during development

Volume 45, Issue 31
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



It is postulated that, as growth occurs, the typical embryological stages and the typical vertebrate pattern can be explained by the gradual unwinding of a spiral pattern so that this pattern acts as a sort of predetermined mosaic of the future animal.

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