foetal circulation


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Noun1.foetal circulation - the system of blood vessels and structures through which blood moves in a fetusfoetal circulation - the system of blood vessels and structures through which blood moves in a fetus
cardiovascular system, circulatory system - the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
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Researchers found that androsterone, a steroid from the backdoor pathway, which can be converted to DHT, was the principal androgen in the male foetal circulation, and that levels of both androsterone and testosterone were lower in the female foetal circulation.
Dr Doyle said the placenta was "hyper coiled" that can affect foetal circulation.
[2] The testing modality is based on the premise that an insufficient uterine, placental or foetal circulation results in adverse pregnancy outcome.
When it becomes tight, it may lead to the obstruction of the foetal circulation and intrauterine death (IUD).
"Pollutants entering the foetal circulation have a significant impact on growth and development; there have also been cases of babies born with retardation, morbidity and low birth weight.