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Term Definition
Pregnancy the condition of state of being pragenent
Embryo an unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development, in particular a human offspring during the period from approximately the second to the eighth week after fertilization
Fetus an unborn offspring of a mammal, in particular an unborn human baby more than eight weeks after conception.
Placenta a flattened circular organ in the uterus of pregnant eutherian mammals, nourishing and maintaining the fetus through the umbilical cord.
Birth the emergence of a baby or other young from the body of its mother; the start of life as a physically separate being

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