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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 32-year-old healthy pregnant woman with more than 30 gestational weeks was admitted to the hospital due to the fetal cardiac mass.
TSC, an autosomal dominant trait with variable penetrance, can adversely affect maternal and fetal outcome.
Background: Ultrasound estimation of fetal parameters is one of the most important examinations.
M2 PHARMA-January 18, 2017-US FDA Clears MindChild Medical's Pre-Marketing Notification for Fetal Heart Monitor System
Objective: To find out common risk factors in patients with intra-uterine fetal death.
com)-- According to a market research report Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market 2013-2020, published by iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc.
2-4) The risk is increased even further if the fetal head is deeply impacted in the pelvis.
The early fetal environment such as maternal nutrition plays an important role in the development of skeletal muscle that is composed of both muscle and connective tissues.
Texas public university officials told lawmakers on Thursday that scientific research using human fetal tissue was limited in scope but crucial to medical advances.
The debate over using human fetal tissue in medical research came roaring back on the national policy agenda last summer when a group of antiabortion activists began releasing deceptively edited videos about Planned Parenthood's handling of fetal tissue donations for this purpose.
In the wake of videos exposing its involvement in trading fetal organs, Planned Parenthood has resorted to a "silver lining" defense.
The discovery of cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma has offered new opportunities for noninvasive prenatal diagnosis (1).