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gamete

reproductive cell, sperm or ovum

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ovum, ova (pl)

egg, lives only a few days

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spermatozoon, spermatozoa (pl)

sperm, live only a few days before they die after being discharge into the vagina

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amni(o)

amnion (extraembryonic membrane)

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chori(o)

chorion (extraembryonic membrane)

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zygote

fertilization of ovum and implantation, through approximately the first two weeks

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embryo

beginning the third week-eighth week, organ systems develop

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fetus

eighth week until birth, major structures

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fet(o)

fetus

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gonad(o)

gonad

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o(o)

ovum

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spermat(o)

sperm

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secundi-

second

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-blast

embryonic or immature

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nat(o)

birth

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par(o)

bearing or offspring

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pseud(o)

false

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-cyesis

pregnancy

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-gravida

pregnant female

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-para

woman who has given birth

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-tropin

that which stimulates

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trimester

one of 3 months into which pregnancy is divided

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first trimester

first day-end of 12 weeks (greatest risk of miscarriage)

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second trimester

12-28th week (viable offspring occurs at 24th week)

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third trimester

28th week-delivery

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hemolytic disease of the newborn- Erythro/blast/osis/fetalis

determined through amniocentesis, premature destruction of red blood cells, resulting from maternal-fetal blood group incompatibility (Rh factor and ABO blood groups)