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Introduction: Fetus

Description of Fetus

Fetus: The developing offspring from 7 to 8 weeks after conception until birth.
Source: National Institute of Health

Fetus: The unborn young of a viviparous mammal, in the postembryonic period, after the major structures have been outlined. In humans, the unborn young from the end of the eighth week after CONCEPTION until BIRTH, as distinguished from the earlier EMBRYO.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Fetus as an Organ

Fetus (organ): The unborn child within the mother's uterus...more »

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