Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- Medical and legal term for the stages of a developing human embryo from about the eighth week of pregnancy (the point at which all major organ systems have formed) to the moment of birth.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.