Embryonic Stage Development: Definition & Concept


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What determines the transition from embryonic development to fetal development?

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1. Which of the following is true of the germ layers?

2. What is the trophoblast?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of embryonic development. Some of what you'll need to know for this quiz includes understanding what determines the transition from embryonic development to fetal development as well as knowing the characteristics of the germ layers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your knowledge of:

  • What conditions happen to usher the embryonic stage into the fetal stage
  • Facts concerning germ layers
  • Stages of embryonic development
  • Percentage of fertilized eggs that are implanted in the uterine wall

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related embryonic development lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding trophoblast and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the attributes of the embryonic stage of development

Additional Learning

You can learn additional information about this stage of development with the corresponding lesson called Embryonic Stage Development: Definition & Concept. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what the embryonic stage of pregnancy is
  • Understand the three major events that occur during this stage
  • Describe how the embryo starts its development
  • Identify the three germ layers
  • Appreciate how long the embryonic stage of pregnancy lasts