Mayor Nagin was so besieged that he was reported to have been curled up naked in a fetal position.
But was told again that there was nothing medical staff could do while the fetal heartbeat remained.
Most of those were in cases where fetal abnormalities were evident or there were grave risks to the health of the woman.
There he lies in fetal position, reeling from thoughts of the atrocities he has committed, which spool endlessly in his mind.
When Frank finally enters the room, he discovers his wife curled up in the fetal position, naked in the crib.
Here the time of fetal viability outside the womb may be considered.
Even in my fetal state I have, by thy favour, become versed in the Shastras and the Vedas with their several branches.
If the fetal tissues that appear indicate maceration, or if the discharge is fetid or purulent, the fetus is dead.
The hand introduced into the womb can detect neither fetus nor fetal membrane.
The allantois becomes a part of the fetal umbilical cord after the formation of the placenta.
fetal fe·tal (fēt'l)
Of, relating to, or being a fetus.