This lesson will explain how a zygote develops into an embryo.

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En esta lección vamos a discutir el proceso que se produce desde el momento en que el cigoto se desarrolla, hasta el momento que es implantado en el útero.

Terms to Know
  • Blastocyst

    After the morula forms it will implant on the endometrium of the uterus; the blastocyst contains an inner of layers of cells that become the embryo while the outer layer of cells form the placenta.

  • Embryo

    A stage of development of an individual formed from the inner cell mass of a blastocyst after it has implanted in the uterus.

  • Inner Cell Mass

    A layer of the blastocyst which will develop into an embryo.

  • Zygote

    The fertilized egg which is the first cell of an individual.