Passage of Chemicals Across the Placenta - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit shows the passage of chemicals across the placenta. The first illustration shows a sagittal view of a mother with a fetus in utero. The second illustration is a detail from the first illustration. It depicts circulation within the placenta, showing anesthetic traveling from the mother's blood through arterioles in the placenta to the umbilical vein in the umbilical cord and into the fetus.