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implantation

embedding the zygote into the uterine lining

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nidus

nest

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4th day after fertilization to 8th week and embryo turns into..

zygote

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embry/o, embryoid

resembling an embryo

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embryogenic

something that produces an embryo

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embryology

the study of the embryo and its development

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embryologist

the study of the embry and its development and is pursed by this person

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amniotic sac

fluid filled sac, bag of waters

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amnion

thin but tough membrane lining the chorion. contains embryo and later the fetus

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amni/o, amnion/o

amnion or amniotic fluid

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chorion

outermost layer of the membranes surrounding the embryo

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chori/o

chorion

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amniochorial/amnichorionic

pertaingin to both the amnion and chorion

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placenta

highly vascular organ that serves as a bridge to the maternal circulation for the exchange of nutrients and wasstes

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fetus

beginning with the 9th week of pregnancy

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fet/o, fet/i

fetus

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fetal

pertaining to the fetus

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fetography

radiographic visualization of the fetus

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pelvic ultrasonography

directs ultrasound waves through the mothers pelvis to visualize the fetus and evaluate the pregnancy

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pregnancy

period of growth and development from fetilization of the ovum until birth

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gravid/o, cyes/o, cyes/i

pregnancy

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gravid

pregnant

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gravida

pregnant women, or a woman who has been pregnant, regardless of pregnancy outcome

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-gravida

pregnant

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primigravida

first pregnancy

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primi-

first

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multigravida

woman who has been pregnant two or more times

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nulligravida

woman who has never been pregnant

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nulli-

none

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multi-

multiple