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Human Growth and Development

Prenatal Developmentfetal Stage

What is the purpose of the fetal stage of development?

During the fetal stage, beginning after the eighth week of development, the fetus increases in size. All organs formed during the embryonic stage mature to the point where they can function at birth.



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