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Zygote/Cigoto

Zygote/Cigoto

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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.