- of, relating to, or having the character of a fetus.
Origin of fetal
Related Words for fetalfetal
Examples from the Web for fetal
Contemporary Examples of fetal
Physicians there are skilled enough to perform mid-trimester abortions, as well as procedures for women with fetal anomalies.Abortion in Missouri Is the Wait of a Lifetime
November 12, 2014
But she was in one of the 38 states that do have a fetal homicide law.Charged With Murder for a Miscarriage in Oklahoma
June 19, 2014
Some scientists assert there are three times as many cases of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders than FAS cases.Internet’s Ridiculous Uproar Over Bar Bathroom Pregnancy Tests
June 19, 2014
Curled into a fetal position on an outdoor, candle-lit matt in Costa Rica, the 18-year-old trembles in fear.
In the fetal position, she begins shivering from the brisk wind.
Historical Examples of fetal
Chief of the later signs of pregnancy are "quickening" or fetal movements.The Mother and Her Child
William S. Sadler
Even in my fetal state I have, by thy favour, become versed in the Shastras and the Vedas with their several branches.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1
The hand introduced into the womb can detect neither fetus nor fetal membrane.
The germ is usually present in the fetal membranes and also in the aborted fetus.
Here the time of fetal viability outside the womb may be considered.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
- of, relating to, or resembling a fetus
Word Origin and History for fetal
- Of, relating to, or being a fetus.
- The unborn offspring of a mammal at the later stages of its development, especially a human from eight weeks after fertilization to its birth. In a fetus, all major body organs are present.