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Vocabulary Assignment Ch. 3 Student Name : Fill in the chart with the definition of the following terms. Chapter 3: Vocabulary Word Definition Zygote The fertilized egg. Embryo The name given to the developing baby after the zygote is completely embedded in the uterine wall. Fetal medicine The branch of medicine that deals with treating prenatal problems. Teratogen An agent that causes abnormal prenatal development. Period of the Fetus The longest period of prenatal development, extending from the ninth week after conception until birth. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder(FASD) A disorder affecting babies whose mothers consumed large amounts of alcohol while they were pregnant. Ultrasound A prenatal diagnostic technique that involves bouncing sound waves off the fetus to generate an image of the
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  • Spring '18
  • Embryo, Apgar, prenatal diagnostic technique, Fetal Medicine, Vocabulary Assignment Ch.

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