How many divisions to turn a fertilised egg into a baby?

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How many times must a fertilised ovum divide to form a normal term baby? Does this account for the placenta and apoptosis? How many cells are in a newborn? How fast is the cell division curve in each month?
Asked by Donald piniach


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