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A fetus is the growing baby in the womb (uterus) from 10 completed weeks after a pregnant woman's last menstrual period until birth.
Current as of: February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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