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

fe·tol′o·gist n.
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a person who studies or practises fetology
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An important substantive argument for the latter approach was articulated in 1986 by Fletcher, then staff ethicist at the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with Michael Harrison, a fetologist, and law professor John Robertson.
Fetologists aver that the unborn child is the one who is in charge of the pregnancy.
b) accumulation of appointments solicited with specialists, such as gynecologists and fetologists;