Have you ever seen a human egg?! Don’t worry human ovulation has been caught on camera for the first time.
Gynaecologist Dr Jacques Donnez spotted it in progress during a hysterectomy (A surgical removal of uterus). They belonged to a 45-year-old Belgian woman.


The images, which have been released by New Scientist magazine, have been described as a "fascinating insight" into "the beginnings of life".
The reddish swelling seen in the image is a follicle, from which the egg is released prior to its journey up the Fallopian tubes to the womb.

Professor Alan McNeilly, from the Medical Research Council's Human Reproduction Unit in Edinburgh, told "It really is a pivotal moment in the whole process, the beginnings of life in a way.




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Source:
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