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What is gestation?
Human development takes about nine months
What occurs when a sperm and egg fuse and form a zygote
A __________ is a ball of cells with a large, fluid-filled cavity
The process in which the blastocyst burrows and embeds itself into the lining of the uterus is called __________?
Nine month period of development is called gestation or ________?
The first eight weeks of pregnancy the developing human is called?
The ________ is the structure through which the mother nourishes the embryo.
Alcohol use by women especially during early pregnancy is the leading cause of birth defects, such as?
Fetal alcohol syndrome
When does the heart begin to beat?
From eight weeks until birth, the developing child is called a _____?
Birth occurs about ___ days after fertilization
The muscular contractions and other events that lead up to the childbirth called _____
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