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What is the term for the age at which a fetus can survive if born early? (22 weeks)
age of viability
What is the term for any environmental agent that causes damage to developing organism?
What is the leading cause of mental retardation?
fetal alcohol syndrome
What does the acronym APGAR stand for?
- appearance (color)
- pulse (heartrate)
- grimace (reflexes)
- activity (muscle tone)
- respiration (breathing)
What is the term for a cooperative working relationship between father and mother?
What is the 0-2 week period of prenatal development called?
What is the 3-8 week period of prenatal development called?
What is the 9 week-birth period of prenatal development called?