The phase of prenatal development from the 9th week to birth; it entails the growth and differentiation, particularly functional differentiation, of the conceptus after embryogenesis is completed
[L. foetus, fetus, + G. genesis, formation]
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Embryology embraces gametogenesis, fertilization, blastogenesis, fetogenesis and organogenesis up to birth.