Category:Third Trimester

From Embryology

This Embryology category shows content related to the third trimester of human development.


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Third Trimester Timeline
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Week
Stage
Event
Clinical third trimester Fetal size change.jpg hearing 3rd Trimester - vibration acoustically of maternal abdominal wall induces startle respone in fetus.
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  respiratory Month 7 - respiratory bronchioles proliferate and end in alveolar ducts and sacs
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tooth Week 29 - Permanent premolars (correspond to the milk molars) appear.

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Genital male gonad (testes) descending

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  nail fingernails reach digit tip
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  neural brain cortical sulcation - primary sulci present[1]
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  neural brain cortical sulcation - insular, cingular, and occipital secondary sulci present[1]
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  Frazer006 bw600.jpg Nail Development toenails reach digit tip

Lens Development - lens growth and interocular distance plateaus after 36 weeks of gestation[2]

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Birth Newborn.jpg Clinical Week 40

Heart pressure difference closes foramen ovale leaving a fossa ovalis

thyroid TSH levels increase, thyroxine (T3) and T4 levels increase to 24 h, then 5-7 days postnatal decline to normal levels

adrenal - zona glomerulosa, zona fasiculata present

Systems  
Systems: bone timeline | eye neural crest timeline | heart abnormality timeline | hearing EAM timeline | muscle timeline | ovary timeline | placental villi timeline | shoulder timeline | smell timeline | spleen timeline | ventricular timeline
  1. 1.0 1.1 Garel C, Chantrel E, Brisse H, Elmaleh M, Luton D, Oury JF, Sebag G & Hassan M. (2001). Fetal cerebral cortex: normal gestational landmarks identified using prenatal MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol , 22, 184-9. PMID: 11158907
  2. Paquette LB, Jackson HA, Tavaré CJ, Miller DA & Panigrahy A. (2009). In utero eye development documented by fetal MR imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol , 30, 1787-91. PMID: 19541779 DOI.

Subcategories

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Media in category ‘Third Trimester’

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