noun, plural fe·tus·es.Embryology.
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Origin of fetus
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Example sentences from the Web for fetus
The incident happened at Hamad international airport in Doha earlier this month after a fetus was discovered in an airport bathroom.Australia Expresses ‘Serious Concerns’ About Invasive Searches Of Women At Doha Airport|LGBTQ-Editor|October 27, 2020|No Straight News
About 1 percent happen after the fetus reaches the point of viability.Vice presidential debate: Highlights and fact-checks|Colby Itkowitz, Anne Gearan, Matt Viser, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
When a mother’s microbes were missing, fetuses had shorter and fewer axons extending from the brain’s “relay station” to the cortex, Vuong says.
Vuong and her team looked at the brains of fetuses from pregnant mice — some with their usual gut bugs, some raised without microbes and others ridded of their gut bacteria with antibiotics.
Those abnormalities potentially impact oxygen and nutrient delivery to the fetus.Pregnancy During A Pandemic: The Stress Of COVID-19 On Pregnant Women And New Mothers Is Showing|LGBTQ-Editor|September 23, 2020|No Straight News
Case in point: when Loertscher was brought to court in Wisconsin, her 14-week-old fetus was granted a lawyer, but she was not.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It is well established that a fetus is not a ‘person’; rather it is a sui generis organism,” the ruling stated.
They hold signs depicting a fetus with a hanging umbilical cord.
A few hours after the prolonged exposure to Duncan, Williams and her fetus died of overwhelming Ebola infection.The Only Thing More Terrifying Than Ebola Is Being Pregnant With Ebola|Kent Sepkowitz, Abby Haglage|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she expressed no regrets mainly because of her concerns about how much her fetus suffered before termination.
Normally, erythroblasts are present only in the blood of the fetus and of very young infants.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The rudimentary intellect of the fetus is the uninterrupted continuation of the intellect in the preceding existence.The Gtakaml|rya Sra
In case of involuntary abortion, which is comparatively frequent, the fetus is hung or buried under the house.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
It is likewise found in the new-born and in the fetus.57 Its action, however, like its chemical composition, is markedly specific.
Dr. Abrams also has investigated methods whereby the sex of the fetus may be diagnosed.
British Dictionary definitions for fetus
noun plural -tuses
Word Origin for fetus
Medical definitions for fetus
n. pl. fe•tus•es
Scientific definitions for fetus
Other words from fetusfetal adjective
Cultural definitions for fetus
The embryo of an animal that bears its young alive (rather than laying eggs). In humans, the embryo is called a fetus after all major body structures have formed; this stage is reached about sixty days after fertilization.