FCE Assignment 3 - Carley Zimmerman FCE 225 Assignment-...

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Carley Zimmerman FCE 225 Assignment- Chapter 3 1. Explain why there had been a drastic increase over the last 30 years in the number of multiple births. a. Klm 2. Explain the difference between genotype and phenotype. a. A genotype is the actual genetic makeup of the organism and a phenotype are the observable characteristics of the organism. 3. Identify 3 stages of prenatal development and briefly discuss the unique characteristics of each period of development. Also describe the significance of critical periods. a. The first period is the germinal period which is from conception to the first 2 weeks. It is characterized by the growth of the zygote and the connection that the zygote receives with the support system of the mother. b. The embryonic period is next which is from the end of the second week to the eighth week. In this period, there is rapid growth, the placenta establishes its relationship with the mother, and the organs and body parts begin to gain shape and become recognizable. The development during the embryonic period is cephalocaudel, and
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