Fetus is the developing stage of the mammal after the embryonic stage and before the completion the gestation period.In humans it starts from the 11th week of the gestation period. The fetus develops into complete organism in the gestation period. The fetus is connected to the maternal body through the umbilical cord, which is the only passage or source of nutrition to the fetus. The characterization of the fetus is done by the presence of body parts which may not be functional or fully develobved but at their anatomical positions. A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on July, 2014