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Hand holding foetus. Eight-week human foetus resting in an adult's palm. The complete foetus is visible inside an intact amniotic sac, the membranous, fluid-filled bag that cushions and protects the developing infant. At eight weeks of gestation all of the foetus' organs are present and functioning. At this stage it is no longer called an embryo.
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