Before birth, baby has 10 trillion cells

William M Connolly, who has studied embryology, says:

“Time–Life estimates the mature human body has 100 trillion cells. Scientists tell us each cell performs more than 1 trillion biochemical reactions per second. Before birth, the fetus has, perhaps, 10 trillion cells, plus it’s 10 to 100 billion nerve cells, each cell performing a trillion biochemical processes per second.”

William M Connolly One Life: How the US Supreme Court Deliberately Distorted the History, Science and Law of Abortion (Xlibris, 2002) 128

An embryo at 5 weeks

An embryo at 5 weeks

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