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There are places where it mentions a seven month full term pregnancy such as the Mishna Yevamos 100a. In modern day science is there such a concept as a seven month pregnancy that is considered full term? Is this a case of Nishtanu HaTeva?

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    Is this a question on Judaism or modern science? – Scimonster Jan 9 '15 at 14:20
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    @Scimonster - IMO - This is on topic. It's not about science, but about reconciling rabbinic thought with reality. It's very similar to the "Do sheidim exist?" type questions. – Charles Koppelman Jan 9 '15 at 17:47
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    @Yishai Not a duplicate, but very similar. They can use similar sources for answers, but the selected answer there glosses over the question here. That one is "What are Chaza"l saying?" and this one is "How does what Chaza"l said square with modern reality?" – Charles Koppelman Jan 9 '15 at 17:49
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    @Scimonster, it's a question about modern science "as it relates directly to Judaism", I think. – msh210 Jan 9 '15 at 18:13
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    @Yishai: I am OK with the question being closed. Had I seen that question I would not have asked mine. – Gershon Gold Jan 10 '15 at 23:55