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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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Doppler US represents the key elements of fetal assessment and guides pregnancy management in association with fetal biometrics.
Fetal ultrasound was introduced in the mid-1970s as a tool for confirming gestational age and for fetal assessment and evaluation, particularly for congenital anomalies.
Continuous cardiotocographyas a form of electronic fetal monitoring for fetal assessment during labour.
Alfirevic Z, Devane D, Gyte GM, Continuous cardiotocography (CTG) as a form of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) for fetal assessment during labour.
The core of the guidelines presents evidence and recommendations on nutritional interventions, maternal and fetal assessment, preventive measures, interventions for common physiological symptoms, and health systems interventions to improve the utilization and quality of antenatal care.
These women were managed with the departmental management protocol for pregnancy induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia, and eclampsia, when their condition was established; labour induction was decided with pelvic assessment, cervical condition, for fetal assessment cardiotocographic examination was carried.
Devane, "Antenatal cardiotocography for fetal assessment," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, no.

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