Embryology in the Qur’an: Fetus acquires a skeleton

Very interesting paper, especially to the musculoskeletal topic which I teach.

The Islam Papers

Compiled by I. Abdullah.

This post is “work in progress”. Last updated on the 28th April 2013, 21:00  Any comments are most welcome.

Figure 1: 50 Day Human Embryo (Stage 20) and a photo-micrograph and magnetic resonance image (MRI) of the same embryo. (1)

The Qur’an mentions that human development passes through a number of distinct stages (Qur’an 39:6 and 71:14). These stages are descriptive of the embryo’s external appearance and have been assigned the following names as we read in Surah Al-Mu’minoon (The Believers) 23: 12-14:

View original post 1,613 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s