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.
Review Date 7/13/2021
Updated by: John D. Jacobson, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.