If the foetus has two ears on the left side and one on the right, the land will revolt.
By the end of the eighth month the foetus has thickened out.
If behind the right ear of the foetus there is a second ear, the ruler will have counsellors.
In some cases the malleus of the foetus differs strikingly from that of the adult.
If the foetus has two ears on the left side and none on the right, your boundary city will become subject to the enemy.
Such an extrusion of the foetus is called a complete tubal abortion.
Celsus has an interesting chapter on the removal of the foetus in difficult labour.
If the foetus goes on growing in this case, we have an abdominal pregnancy.
They refer to the fact that the foetus may have peritonitis before birth or be born with it, or may have it when a few days old.
The extrauterine foetus is not like a foetus in a craniotomy case.
late 14c., "the young while in the womb or egg," from Latin fetus (often, incorrectly, foetus) "the bearing, bringing forth, or hatching of young," from Latin base *fe- "to generate, bear," also "to suck, suckle" (see fecund).
In Latin, fetus sometimes was transferred figuratively to the newborn creature itself, or used in a sense of "offspring, brood" (cf. Horace's "Germania quos horrida parturit Fetus"), but this was not the basic meaning. Also used of plants, in the sense of "fruit, produce, shoot." The spelling foetus is sometimes attempted as a learned Latinism, but it is not historic.
fetus fe·tus (fē'təs)
n. pl. fe·tus·es
The unborn young of a viviparous vertebrate having a basic structural resemblance to the adult animal.
In humans, the unborn young from the end of the eighth week after conception to the moment of birth.