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foe·tus

 (fē′təs)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of fetus.
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foetus

(ˈfiːtəs)
n, pl -tuses
(Biology) a variant spelling of fetus
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fe•tus

(ˈfi təs)

n., pl. -tus•es.
(used chiefly of viviparous mammals) the young of an animal in the womb or egg, esp. in the later stages of development, in humans being after the end of the second month of gestation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin fētus bringing forth of young]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foetus - an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animalfoetus - an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
teras, monster - (medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus
abortus - a human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
ductus arteriosus - a blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta; normally closes at birth
umbilical, umbilical cord - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
baby - an unborn child; a human fetus; "I felt healthy and very feminine carrying the baby"; "it was great to feel my baby moving about inside"
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Translations
جَنينجَنِيـن
plodzárodek
fosterføtus
sikiö
fetus
magzatméhmagzat
fóstur
胎児
태아
gemalas
embrijs, dīglis
foster
ทารกในครรภ์
cenindölüt
bào thai

foetus

fetus (US) [ˈfiːtəs] Nfeto m
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foetus

[ˈfiːtəs] fetus (US) nfœtus m
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foetus

, (esp US) fetus
nFötus m, → Fetus m
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foetus

fetus (Am) [ˈfiːtəs] nfeto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

foetus

(American) fetus (ˈfiːtəs) noun
a young human being, animal, bird etc in the early stages of development before it is born or hatched.
ˈfoetal , (American) ˈfetal adjective
of a foetus. in a foetal position.
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foetus

جَنِيـن plod foster Fötus έμβρυο feto sikiö fœtus fetus feto 胎児 태아 foetus foster płód feto плод foster ทารกในครรภ์ cenin bào thai 胎儿
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All animals under study were subjected for real time B-mode Trans abdominal ultra-sonography with 3.5 and 5MHz transducers for diagnosing whether foetus was alive or dead.
Doctors in Brazil have discovered a 44-year-old foetus inside the body of an 84-year-old woman.
The earliest recognizable stage of mammary gland development in the present study was mammary line found in 1.2 cm CVRL (34 days) buffalo foetus on the ventral side in the inguinal region posterior to umbilicus (Figure 1).
Foetal distress is often the result of reduction in respiratory exchange between the mother and the foetus. In most cases, foetal distress is strongly related to intrauterine growth retardation [1].
A FOETUS thought to be 40 years old has been found in the body of an old woman.
Results: There was no statistically significant difference between the foetus mean basal heart rate in the two groups (p (less than) 0.960).
INSTEAD of sending a miscarried foetus to the morgue for burial, Limassol General Hospital staff threw it away as medical waste, which is against procedures, the hospital's director confirmed yesterday.
The body of a five-months-old foetus was found in the garbage landfill in Al Saja'a area in Sharjah on Wednesday afternoon, an official at Sharjah police told Gulf News on Thursday
fetus subsp, venerealis y Tritrichomonas foetus. Todas las vacunas se aplicaron por via subcutanea, dos dosis con intervalo de 21 dias.
Comstock ducks into a library to peruse a picture book on feotal development and his first instincts about the evil of abortion are confirmed: "He came upon a print of a nine weeks' foetus. It was a deformed, gnomelike thing, a sort of clumsy caricature of a human being, with a huge domed head as big as the rest of its body.