- a tubular fiberoptic instrument used for diagnostic examination of the fetus and interior of the uterus.
Origin of fetoscope
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- a fibreoptic instrument that can be passed through the abdomen of a pregnant woman to enable examination of the fetus and withdrawal of blood for sampling in prenatal diagnosis
- A flexible fiber-optic device used to view a fetus in utero.
- A type of stethoscope designed for listening to the fetal heartbeat.
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