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Definition of Fetus

Fetus
Fetus Fe"tus, n.; pl. Fetuses. [L. fetus, foetus, a bringing forth, brood, offspring, young ones, cf. fetus fruitful, fructified, that is or was filled with young; akin to E. fawn a deer, fecundity, felicity, feminine, female, and prob. to do, or according to others, to be.] The young or embryo of an animal in the womb, or in the egg; often restricted to the later stages in the development of viviparous and oviparous animals, embryo being applied to the earlier stages. [Written also f[oe]tus.]

Meaning of Fetus from wikipedia

- A fetus or foetus (/ˈfiːtəs/; plural fetuses, feti or foetuses) is the prenatal stage between the embryonic stage and birth . In human development the...
- Fetus in fetu (or foetus in foetu) is a developmental abnormality in which a m**** of tissue resembling a fetus forms inside the body. An early example...
- The Electric Fetus is a record store with locations in Minneapolis and Duluth. Minnesota Public Radio said the Electric Fetus is "widely regarded as the...
- The placenta is a temporary organ that connects the developing fetus via the umbilical cord to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, thermo-regulation...
- Fetal viability or foetal viability is the ability of a fetus to survive outside the uterus. Viability, as the word has been used in United States constitutional...
- Abortion is the ending of pregnancy due to removing an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus. An abortion that occurs spontaneously...
- Dying Fetus is an American death metal band originally from Greater Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Formed in 1991, the group is known for their consistently...
- Fetus or foetus refers to a stage in prenatal development. Fetus or Foetus may also refer to: Foetus (band) Foetus (film), a 1994 Hungarian film Fetus...
- Campylobacter fetus is a species of Gram-negative, motile bacteria with a characteristic "S"-shaped rod morphology similar to members of the genus Vibrio...
- anencephaly and the prognosis for patients is death. Most anencephalic fetuses do not survive birth, accounting for 55% of non-aborted cases. Infants...
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