Development of the Unborn Fetus at Three Months

The entry for “Fetus” in the Encyclopedia of Human Biology says the following:

legs of an unborn baby at three months

“[in the third month] Electrical activity of the nervous system is discernible… Attempts to suckle have been seen in utero and in aborted fetuses of 3 months.”

“Fetus.” By Frank D. Allan in the Encyclopedia of Human Biology. Academic Press, 1997. Volume 3. Page 962


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