Thursday, June 13, 2013


For those who do not distinguish properly between the various developmental stages of a pregnancy pertaining to correct terminology, the stages of conceptus development are zygote, morula, blastocyst, gastrula, through to fetus, and eventually post-birth, baby.

This is for the ignoramus who tried to argue full, legal and ethical personhood for a single cell conceptus, but it is an amusing bit of trivia for anyone who knows someone that has, shall we say, retained vestiges of this primitive developmental stage.

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