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Of, relating to, characteristic of, or being a fetus.


(ˈfiːtəl) or


(Anatomy) of, relating to, or resembling a fetus


(ˈfit l)

of, pertaining to, or having the character of a fetus.
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Adj.1.fetal - of or relating to a fetus; "fetal development"


(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.


a. fetal, rel. al feto;
___ alcohol syndromesíndrome alcohólico ___;
___ aspiration syndromesíndrome de aspiración ___;
___ circulationcirculación ___;
___ deathmuerte ___;
___ drug syndromesíndrome ___ del abuso de droga;
___ dystociadistocia ___;
___ growth retardationretardo del crecimiento ___;
___ heart tonelatido del corazón ___;
___ hydropshidropesía ___;
___ maturity, chronologicedad gestacional;
___ medicinemedicina ___;
___ membranemembrana ___;
___ monitoringmonitorización ___;
___ placentaplacenta ___;
___ pulse oximeteroxímetro de pulso ___;
___ transfusiontransfusión de sangre in utero;
___ viabilityviabilidad ___;
___ wastagedesperdicio ___.


adj fetal
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A total of 3714 pregnancies ended in fetal death (3270 in spontaneous abortion and 444 in stillbirth).
A new study examines birth and fetal death sex ratios in Japan and the United States and reveals significant male-to-female shifts in both nations [EHP 115:941-946; Davis et al.
With breech presentation, caesarean delivery had a large protective effect for fetal death.
Sarah Hendrickson already knows a lot about where the problem is occurring, thanks to a Perinatal Periods of Risk analysis that compared Lane County resident data with fetal death records and linked infant birth and death certificate files from 1999-2003.
Additional findings from studies of valproic acid use in pregnant women with epilepsy also show a relatively high rate of major malformations, fetal death, and developmental delay.
Thus, what would have been reported as a fetal death might now be reported as an infant death.
The fetal death rate with discolored amniotic fluid was 44%.
In the United States, about 2,500 cases of human meningitis, encephalitis, sepsis, fetal death, and premature birth are attributed to L.
abortus has hitherto exclusively been reported in pregnant women, beginning as an influenzalike illness with consecutive development of thrombocytopenia and coagulopathy, usually resulting in fetal death (4,5).
Although cord constriction seems to be related and possibly predisposes to cord torsion in some cases, instances in which umbilical cord stricture has resulted in fetal death independent of umbilical cord torsion have been reported.