FETAL STAGE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the final stage of human prenatal development, from the 8th or 9th week after fertilisation to the time of birth. It is preceded by the embryonic stage. FETAL STAGE: "The foetal stage follows the embryonic stage." Related Psychology Terms BEHAVIORAL EMBRYOLOGY GERMINAL STAGE FETUS PRENATAL PERIOD BEHAVIORAL TERATOLOGY MICROSPLANCHNIC TYPE ANTERIOR-POSTERIOR DEVELOPMENT GRADIENT GENITAL STAGE GASTRULATION LEVINSON'S ADULT DEVELOPMENT THEORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FETAL STAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-stage/ (accessed May 27, 2020).