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The 9-Week Fetus in Motion

9 weeks

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Note:

The fetus is very active at times. Movement is essential for developing and maintaining healthy muscles and bones.

Label Key:

1. foot
2. lower leg
3. left thigh
4. placenta
5. left knee
6. head
7. left upper arm
8. abdomen
9. back
All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
Fetal Respiratory System
Fetal Respiratory System
Comparing Lung Development
Comparing Lung Development
The 9-Week Fetus in Motion
The 9-Week Fetus in Motion
The Coiled Umbilical Cord
The Coiled Umbilical Cord
The Hands and Umbilical Cord
The Hands and Umbilical Cord
Fingers Moving Side to Side
Fingers Moving Side to Side


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