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1st week (1st lunar month)
-fertilization,-cell cleavage (or cell division), -morula---->gastrula----->blastula-amnion (amniotic fluid) and chorion
mucous lining of the uterus, layer which thickens each month in anticipation of receiving fertilized egg-----> mucous membrane
structures in the nucleus of a cell that contains the genes (responsible for heredity) for genetic expression
fine downy-like hair on the fetus that begins to appear during the 5th month of prenatal developement and begins to disappear before birth
"seed" the male sex glands that produce the sperm,- found in the scrotal sac or scrotum,- sperm, spermatozoa (outside the body), - spermatozoon (inside the body)
Ectopic Pregnancy (Tubal Pregnancy)
anytime a fertilized egg attempts to develope outside of the uterus. most common is a tubal pregnancy
Fallopian Tube or Uterine Tube
connects between the ovary and the uterus. this is where fertilization usually takes place
riboneucleic acid, a component of all living cells, it carries the information from the DNA to the protein forming areas of the cell
portion of a DNA molecule, the hereditary unit occupying a fixed position in the chromosome, capable of reproducing itself at each cell division and of managing the formation of protein
Heart Beats (Audible)
when the heartbeats can be heard with a stethoscope during the 4th/5th lunar month (fetal)
Heart Beats (Inaudible)
when the heart actually begins to beat durint the first lunar month of developement (embryo)
the attachment to the placenta (and mother) by the baby in utero, -contains 2 arteries, 1 vein, and whartons jelly
vanish-like, cheese-like substance on the fetus to protect it from the amniotic fluid
Uterus (Fundus,Body, and Cervix)
chamber in mothers body in which the baby developes after the egg has implanted itself
5th month (Fetal Period)
-quickening (sudden fetal movements) -audible heart beats -lanugo (downy-like hair covering fetus
the middle primary germ layer, gives rise to; muscle tissue connective tissue (cartilage bones, lymph, and blood cells)
internal primary germ layer, gives rise to :epithelium of alimentary canal/digestive system (other than the mouth and anal canal) respitory system (other than the nose) urinary, bladder, and urethra
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