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Fetoscopy can be used to both directly visualize the fetus and take a sample biopsy of specific fetal tissues. Tissue and organ development. Early in fetal development the head dominates the body, constituting half its length. The face is broad and flat, eyes are still wide apart, and ears are low. The intestines temporarily protrude through the abdominal wall until the tenth week, and the external genitalia appear similar between the sexes.
The fetus also starts to excrete urine into the amniotic cavity. By the end of the fourth month, the rest of the body has caught up to the head and the limbs have grown to give the fetus proportions more nearly like those of a newborn.
The fifth month is marked by the first fetal movements perceived by the mother, known as quickening. The skin of the fetus secretes a lipid -rich covering substance, the vernix caseosa.
It also exhibits a temporary covering of fine hair, the lanugo. By the sixth month, the fetus acquires the capacity for independent existence because the lungs have finally matured to the point where the fetus can breathe. This depends on the secretion from specific lung cells of a protein -lipid complex known as surfactant.
Surfactant lowers the surface tension in the lungs at the air-liquid interface thereby aiding gas exchange. Without adequate surfactant, infants born prematurely succumb to hyaline membrane disease respiratory distress syndrome. Modern medicine has had some success in saving such babies by providing them with an external source of surfactant. During the seventh month the nervous system develops many basic reflex responses, including the constriction of the pupils in response to light.
Other reflexes controlling breathing, swallowing, and general movement can be detected much earlier, around the middle of the third month, although the effective coordination of such movements requires several more months in utero.
The cardiovascular system undergoes dramatic changes at the time of birth. Because the placenta provides for gaseous exchange in utero, blood flow to the lungs is largely bypassed through a hole known as the foramen ovale within the wall between the left and right atria. In addition, a shunt bypass called the ductus arteriosus occurs between the aorta and pulmonary artery.
Upon birth, the foramen ovale is functionally closed by the higher blood pressure on the left side of the heart. This is in part caused by the closure of the ductus arteriosus, which becomes a fibrous remnant, the ligamentum arteriosum. The umbilical arteries and vein also degenerate after birth to become ligamentous structures on the inside of the abdominal wall. As the fetus approaches term, substantial adipose fat tissue is deposited.
The circumference of the abdomen slightly exceeds that of the head. Passage of the head through the birth canal is facilitated by the fact that the flat bones of the skull are widely separated by connective tissue called fontanelles. This allows a degree of compression of the head at birth, called molding. The often misshapen head of the newborn quickly returns to normal. The process of birth, or parturition labor , occurs in three stages.