Pregnancy and Birth

Term Definition
Pregnancy The time when a fertilized egg grows and develops into a baby in the woman's uterus.
Embryo The time the ovum and the sperm unite to the end of the eighth week the developing human is called an
Fetus From the eight week until birth the egg is called a
Placenta An organ that forms in a women's uterus during pregnancy.
Birth The passage of a baby from the mother's uterus to the outside of her body is called

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