Prenatal Development (conception- implantation)

Zeneatha Jònsson
Mind Map by Zeneatha Jònsson, updated more than 1 year ago
Zeneatha Jònsson
Created by Zeneatha Jònsson almost 6 years ago


University Psychology 144 (Chapter 3) Mind Map on Prenatal Development (conception- implantation), created by Zeneatha Jònsson on 08/25/2014.

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Prenatal Development (conception- implantation)
1 1. Ovum (female reproductive cell) is released from an ovary
2 2. Cilia (hair-like projections) move ovum along fallopian tubes
3 3. One sperm (male reproductive cell) merges with & fertilises, the ovum
4 4. A zygote (single cell formed as result of merging the sperm &ovum), continues down to the fallopian tube.
5 5. Zygote divides into a number of identical cells
6 6. Cell division becomes more orginized &specialised
7 7. The Blastocyst (a hollow sphere with specialized and orginised cells), implants itself into the uterine wall
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