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Unique Fingerprints Appear


10 weeks

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

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The fine motor control displayed just ten weeks after fertilization by this little one's right hand is impressive.

Script: Unique fingerprints appear 10 weeks after fertilization. These patterns can be used for identification throughout life.

All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period.
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