When do the lungs of a fetus develop?

Answer An embryo begins to form lungs in the eighth week of pregnancy. Around the 11th week of pregnancy, the embryo becomes a fetus. The lungs begin to develop in the fetus in the 25th week of pregnancy.... Read More »

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When are a fetus'lungs mature?

Lungs, the last major organs to become fully developed, are mature by week 37 of a 40-week gestation, according to the Mayo Clinic. Week 37 is the point at which babies are considered full term, me... Read More »

When are the lungs of a fetus fully developed?

According to researchers at the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, the lungs are the last organs to fully develop in a fetus. Full l... Read More »

When do fetuses develop lungs?

Human lung development occurs in five stages: embryonic, pseudoglandular, canalicular, saccular and alveolar. The approximate time frame is from the fourth week of pregnancy until 18 months of age.... Read More »