foetal


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foe·tal

 (fēt′l)
adj. Chiefly British
Variant of fetal.

foetal

(ˈfiːtəl)
adj
(Anatomy) a variant spelling of fetal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foetal - of or relating to a fetus; "fetal development"
Translations
جَنيني
zárodečný
foster-
magzati
fóstur-
dölüte ait

foetal

fetal (US) [ˈfiːtl] ADJfetal

foetal

[ˈfiːtəl] fetal (US) adj [development] → fœtal(e); [position] → fœtal(e)

foetal

, (esp US) fetal
adjfötal

foetal

fetal (Am) [ˈfiːtl] adjfetale

foetus

(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.
References in classic literature ?
Excepting in its foetal state, Man is without a tail, a privation of which he attests an hereditary and uneasy consciousness by the coat-skirt of the male and the train of the female, and by a marked tendency to ornament that part of his attire where the tail should be, and indubitably once was.
Some of the cases of rudimentary organs are extremely curious; for instance, the presence of teeth in foetal whales, which when grown up have not a tooth in their heads; and the presence of teeth, which never cut through the gums, in the upper jaws of our unborn calves.
Early perinatal outcome in cases delivered through Caesarean section following clinical diagnosis of sever foetal distress at Kenyatta National Hospital.
Sonographic foetal measurements in a cohort of population of Karachi, Pakistan.
Pregnancies associated with arrested foetal growth and reduce activity warrant thorough assessment of fetal well-being and should not be overlooked.
Summary: Gowri Ramanathan, Head of obstetrics & gynaecology, Danat Al Emarat Hospital on foetal medicine
INTRODUCTION: Accurate estimation of foetal weight can help the obstetrician in knowing the 000salvagibility of the baby outside the uterus, as birth weight is the principle variable affecting the survival of the neonate.
He publicly asked the question: 'Would it not be possible to judge the state of health or illness of the foetus from the variations in the strength and frequency of the foetal heart beat?
(37.) For an analysis of the evidence about light drinking and the confusion of the categories of binge drinking and light drinking see Genevieve Knupfer, "Abstaining for Foetal Health: The Fiction that Even Light Drinking Is Dangerous," British Journal of Addiction 86 (1991): 1063-73.