Course Module

Embryology & Fetal Development (2018) - Microsoft Word document*

*NOTE: NMI's Study Group module formatting guidelines specify that students provide the text of each question, followed by a blank line and then their response. Sometimes cutting and pasting from the above pdf version causes formatting issues in your word processing document. If this occurs, please use this Microsoft Word version of the module for easier cutting and pasting.

Online Resources


Slide presentation discussing embryology, with illustrations and voice-over.

29:48 minutes

video explaining sex differentiation in computer voice, includes SRY details

2:00 minutes




white board illustration and explanation of gonadal sex differentiation, explains role of SRY gene and DHT

12:00 minutes




Development and Birth

Fetal Anomalies, Birth Defects, and Risk