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The face of a human foetus after 5 months (22-23 week old) showing the features of the nose, mouth & eyes (the eyelids are closed & still joined together). The maturation of the nervous & muscular systems enables the foetus to perform simple reflex actions; it begins to suck in amniotic fluid into its stomach. In addition, the fingers close if the palm of the hand is touched.
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