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Fetus at 7.5 weeks

Fetus at 7.5 weeks

Overview

At 7.5 weeks, the eyes move forward on the face and eyelids begin to form, the palate is nearing completion and the tongue begins to form, the gastrointestinal tract separates from the genitourinary tract, and all essential organs have begun to form.

Update Date 9/26/2015

Updated by: Daniel N. Sacks MD, FACOG, obstetrics & gynecology in private practice, West Palm Beach, FL. Review Provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.