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fetal medicine

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with the growth, development, care, and treatment of the fetus and with environmental factors that may harm the fetus.

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fetal diagnosis, fetal distress syndrome, fetal dystocia, fetal hemoglobin, fetal hydrops, fetal medicine, fetal membrane, fetal placenta, fetal position, fetal souffle, fetal tissue implant
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