7 Week Old Fetus

By the end of the seventh week of pregnancy, the fetus has a vertebral column, a bony jaw and clavicle, a primitive cranium, ribs, femur, tibia, palate, upper jaw, developing nervous system, a closed circulatory system with a working heart, developing eyes,ears, and nose, lungs, arms, legs, hands, feet, a pancreas, a bladder, kidneys, a tongue, a larynx, a thyroid body, germs of teeth, and the beginnings of muscles.

Thanks to bellsouthpwp.net/m/a/maryb683/marybrown/6-7wkfetus.htm for the info.

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3 Comments

  1. edbooked said,

    May 23, 2008 at 11:18 am

    Thanks for remiding us that a FETUS is not a baby. The miracle of birth is required for babies to be born into this world.

  2. amber said,

    August 25, 2008 at 8:09 am

    it has a heartbeat and a brain, its not just a fetus, its a living, growing baby!

  3. KliveLobe said,

    December 7, 2008 at 10:37 am

    But at what point will it develop conciousness. Surley that is a defining matter, is it not?


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