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Cell

Smallest unit of life

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Sperm

Male sex cell

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Ovum

Female sex cell

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Conception

When a sperm and a ovum collide to make a zygote

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zygote

A fertilized egg

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Fallopion tubes

Tubes that extends left and right from the uterus

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Uterus

Organ that the baby will develop and be protected

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Genetic factors

Traits passed down genes

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Chromosomes

Carrys genes into living cells

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dominant trait

Trait that's the offspring is most likely to have

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Resesive trait

Trait that's the offspring is not as likely to have

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Multiple pregnancy

When two or more baby's are developing in the same pregnancy

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Fraternal

When two or more baby's develop in the same ova

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Chorin

Membrane that surrounds the baby while it's in the uterus

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Identical

Babies that has the same genetic makeup

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Prenatal Development

Stages of development of the baby

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Germinal stage

First 2 weeks of fertilization

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Amnion

Fluid filled sack

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Placenta

An organ filled with blood vessels

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Umbilical cord

Connects the placenta to the womb

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Embryonic stage

When most of the body systems develop

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Embryo

Fist 6 weeks of fertilization

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Cartrilage

Soft elastic flexible tissue that provides structure of the body

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Fetal stage

When the fertilizated egg is 9 weeks old

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Fetus

When the fertilizated egg is 9 weeks old

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Quickening

When the baby starts to move around in the womb

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Age of visibility

When the baby has more control over it's body systems