Lege Artis Medicinae

[The concept of pre-embryo]

LAMPÉ László1

OCTOBER 30, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(16)

[With the practical application of new methods of human reproduction, a new name, a new concept for the initial stage of the development of the fertilised egg cell has become necessary. This is the period from the end of conception until the time when it has developed into a (single) biological individual without any doubt. In addition to the importance of the uniform use of nomenclature, there are two more important reasons for the definition. First and foremost, the fact that this period is a special and unique period of biological development in which the fate of the fertilised egg is very much in question and in which several alternatives are possible (1. below). ]

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  1. egyetemi tanár Szülészeti és Nőgyógyászati Klinika Debrecen

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