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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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In this issue of Health Services Research, Grytten etal (1) examined the effect that the introduction of new diagnostic technologies of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) and obstetrical ultrasound had on fetal death (stillbirth) in Norway.
They utilize advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies and techniques, including specialized comprehensive ultrasound, genetic testing and counseling, advanced fetal monitoring, to closely monitor the condition of the child and mother and guide the progress of the pregnancy.
The $3 million center at 8 Oceanside Road includes technology such as specialized comprehensive ultrasounds, genetic testing and counseling and advanced fetal monitoring. Ultrasound images can be created by a system that has the ability to be viewed in either a two-dimensional or three-dimensional format so doctors can take a more in-depth look to notice any anomalies to the baby.
GCX, a provider of medical instrument and IT mounting solutions, launched its newest Fetal Monitoring Workstation, which combines fetal monitoring and electronic medical record (EMR) hardware in a single bedside cart.
Use of intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) with cardiotocography has steadily increased over the last three decades in an attempt to reduce the incidence of intrapartum fetal morbidity and mortality.2
The new Fetal Monitoring Workstation, available through direct sales and OEMs, is just the latest innovation from GCX, which has been producing IT mounting solutions expressly for medical communities for almost 50 years.
The Meridian M110 Fetal Monitoring System is an intrapartum fetal monitor that externally measures and displays fetal heart rate, maternal heart rate, and uterine contractions.
28 September 2016 - New Jersey-based fetal surveillance systems developer PeriGen has acquired the WatchChild Fetal Monitoring System from Illinois-based medical technology company Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Although the chances of a Zika-infected woman arriving in South Africa (SA) were relatively slim, the now-confirmed link between the virus and fetal microcephaly emphasised the vital need for continuous fetal monitoring. Many SA doctors did not appreciate the importance of continuous monitoring (to term), with three cases of physician negligence proven in the Supreme Court after babies were born with congenital abnormalities, the latest in 2010.
Informing parents about electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) promotes decision making and satisfaction with their delivery experience (Rattray, Flowers, Miles & Clarke, 2011).
The ObGyn was called 4 times over the next 2.5 hours, when fetal monitoring results worsened and bradycardia developed.