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fetology

[ fee-tol-uh-jee ]
/ fiˈtɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

a field of medicine involving the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the fetus.

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Origin of fetology

First recorded in 1960–65; fet(us) + -o- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM fetology

fe·tol·o·gist, noun
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Medical definitions for fetology

fetology
[ fē-tŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the fetus, especially within the uterus.
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