When does the embryo's heart start to beat?
six weeks
A vascular organ that forms inside the uterus and transfers nutrients.
placenta
Tiny outgrowths of the placenta where the transfer from the umbilical cord takes place.
Chorionic villi
This forms inside the cervix to form a barrier to the outside of the body.
mucous plug
At eight weeks the embryo is called this.
Fetus
soft spots on the baby's head are called this.
fontenals
A head to tail pattern.
cephalo-caudal
This is another word for pregnancy.
Gestation
When the baby would be able to survive on its own.
Viable
This is those first fluttering movements of baby within the uterus.
Quickening
A pregnancy is divided into three terms at a time, they are called...
Trimesters
This is the moment the sperm penetrates the egg.
conception
The ovaries produce high dosages of the hormone.
progesterone
This is the opening of the uterus.
cervix
Another name for egg.
ovum
This is the thick. muscular wall of the uterus.
endometrium
The hand-like portions at the end of the Fallopian tubes.
Ampulla
This is also known as the womb.
Uterus
This is when the fertilized egg burrows into the lining.
implantation
This is the baby's lifeline, it transfers nutrients, oxygen, and hormones from the mother to the baby.
umbilical cord