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The medical study and treatment of the fetus, especially within the uterus.

fe·tol′o·gist n.


the branch of medicine concerned with the fetus in the uterus


(fiˈtɒl ə dʒi)

a field of medicine involving the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the fetus.
fe•tol′o•gist, n.

fetology, foetology

the branch of medicine that studies fetuses. — fetologist, foetologist, n.
See also: Pregnancy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fetology - the branch of medicine concerned with the fetus in the uterus
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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Sciscione, who presented the findings on behalf of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Md.
Garite is a past president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, as well as a twelve-year member of its Board of Directors, and an SMFM Career Achievement Award recipient.
Maternal-fetal medicine consultation -- a comprehensive assessment outlining potential obstetrical complications and a customized pregnancy guide provided by a maternal-fetal specialist reminding you of key check-ins throughout your pregnancy such as when to have follow-up ultrasounds and diabetes checks.
Durnwald, who presented a study on behalf of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development maternal-fetal medicine units network.
Comprised of obstetricians/gynecologists with advanced training and expertise in maternal and fetal healthcare, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine is committed to improving perinatal outcomes and providing leadership for the advancement of women and children's health through pregnancy care, research, and education.
With nearly three decades of practice focused on obstetrics, gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine, Belfort most recently served as director of Perinatal Research, Fetal Therapy and Obstetric Telemedicine at HCA Healthcare in Nashville, TN and as a professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
Neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine physicians practicing as part of Pediatrix in Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga and Knoxville are participating in the collaborative, which will be using the Pediatrix QuIPS System (Quality Improvement Project System) to track neonatal and maternal-fetal outcomes for selected projects.
The group will practice as part of MEDNAX's Pediatrix Medical Group, a national medical group that encompasses the nation's leading neonatal, maternal-fetal medicine and pediatric cardiology physician group practice.
He is board certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology and is a member of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
on site at all times, plus in-person or remote access to a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist.
Berghella, president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, to comment on recent studies recommending noninvasive prenatal testing as a general screen for fetal aneuploidy.
com)-- SpectraMedi Transcription Services is very much pleased to announce its association with Acadiana Maternal-Fetal Medicine located at Lafayette, LA.

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