foetology


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fetology, foetology

the branch of medicine that studies fetuses. — fetologist, foetologist, n.
See also: Pregnancy
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Noun1.foetology - the branch of medicine concerned with the fetus in the uterus
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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But modern foetology makes it undeniably evident that life begins at conception.
Abuses of any kind are halted only when the perpetrators stop perpetrating, rather like Bernard Nathanson ceasing to do abortions when his conscience kicked in because he took the science of foetology seriously.