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by T.V.N. Persaud, Mustafa A. Ahmed and Abdul-Majeed A. Zindani (1994)

Human embryo human  41 and 44 days
Human embryos 41 and 44 days

This paper is concerned with the period of prenatal development after the 42nd day. The 7th week of development marks a time of several eventful changes in the external and internal features of the fetus. The paper also reviews the hadith of the Prophet which describes the embryo after the 42nd day (narrated in Saheeh Muslim):

When 42 nights have passed over the conceptus, God sends an angel to it, who shapes it (into human form) and makes its hearing, sight, muscles and bones…

Download:  Human Development after the 42nd day

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