Chapter 4 Study Guide- Child and Adolescent

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Dodd 1 Reece Dodd Dr. Hardy EDFN 2053 Chap 4 Study Guide 1. The Germinal Period- The first ten to fourteen days following conception. This period is also known as the period of the zygote. Cell division and migration of the newly fertilized egg, culminating with its implantation in the uterine wall characterize this period. The Embryonic Period- From about two to eight weeks after conception. The formation of structures and organs associated with the nervous, circulatory, respiratory, and most other systems mark the embryonic period. The Fetal Period- This final stage is from about eight weeks after conception until birth. This period is distinguished by substantial physical growth, in which organs and systems are refined in preparation for functioning outside of the womb. 2. Teratogen- any environmental agent that can cause deviations in prenatal development. Consequences may range from behavioral problems to death. a.
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course EDFN 2053 taught by Professor Hardy during the Spring '08 term at Ouachita Baptist.

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