What is the difference between foetus and embryo? 

Asked by sanchita.paul1979 | 2nd Nov, 2019, 12:08: PM

Expert Answer:

Differences between embryo and foetus:

EMBRYO

FOETUS

1. An embryo is formed by the repeated cell division of a zygote.

1. A foetus is formed by the growth and development of an embryo.

2. An embryo is an unborn baby in the uterus in the early stages of development (upto 8 weeks)

2. A foetus is an unborn baby in the uterus in the later stages of development (after 8 weeks till birth).

3. An embryo is multicellular.

3. A foetus is multicellular.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 2nd Nov, 2019, 12:37: PM