Dr. Keith Moore discusses the Qur’anic term "alaqah" and describes how the early embryo resembles the leech. This clip is from Embryology in the Qur’an – a lecture delivered by Dr. Keith Moore at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA on the 8th May 1990.
Dr. Moore is a professor emeritus in the Division of Anatomy within the Department of Surgery’s Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto, Canada. He has contributed to numerous publications and texts, which include The Developing Human and Before We are Born.
For more information about the Alaqah stage, please download the paper:
Embryology in the Qur’an: The ‘Alaqah Stage
(1) Embryology in the Qur’an — Correlation Studies with Modern Embryology
(2) A Scientist’s Interpretation of References to Embryology in the Qur’an
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Author: Islam Papers