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Of, relating to, characteristic of, or being a fetus.
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(ˈfiːtəl) or


(Anatomy) of, relating to, or resembling a fetus
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(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"
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(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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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 ___.
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adj fetal
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Recently, there has been a growing awareness that poor fetal growth in the third trimester is an important cause of late stillbirth or intrapartum-related adverse outcomes, such as neonatal encephalopathy.
Ultrasonography (US) offers safe and continuous viewing of fetal life in the mare, from completion of fetal organogenesis (day 40) to term.
Oceanside, NY, March 29, 2018 --(PR.com)-- South Nassau Communities Hospital has opened a new Center for Maternal Fetal Medicine, the only dedicated center of its kind for high-risk pregnancies on the South Shore of Nassau County.
Fetal intracranial hemorrhage, often associated with a poor prognosis [2,3], is a rare but potentially devastating consequence of maternal trauma.