Learning Outcomes for Study Session 5

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

5.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 5.1)

5.2  Describe the process of fertilisation, implantation of the fertilised ovum in the uterus, and the early development of the embryo and the placenta. (SAQs 5.1 and 5.2)

5.3  Explain how the fetal circulation functions and how the fetus gets nutrition from the mother via the placenta. (SAQs 5.1 and 5.3)

Study Session 5  Fertilisation, Implantation and the Fetal and Placental Circulation

5.1  Male and female sex cells