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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.

Review Date 8/26/2017

Updated by: Peter J Chen, MD, FACOG, Associate Professor of OBGYN at Cooper Medical School at Rowan University, Camden, NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.