PSY 3369 Chapter 5 Developing Notes

Organs begin to form and heartbeat is visible o fetus

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Unformatted text preview: it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell division and develops into an embryo. Cells decide to specialize. o Embryo: the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertilization through the second month. Organs begin to form and heartbeat is visible. o Fetus: the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth. o Teratogens: agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach th...
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