A fetus (sometimes spelled foetus) is a stage in the development of viviparous organisms. This stage lies between the embryonic stage and birth. The fetuses of most mammals are situated similarly to the homo sapiens fetus within their mothers. However, the anatomy of the area surrounding a fetus is different in litter-bearing anim
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A fetus s, also spelled foetus (or archaically faetus), is a developing mammal or other viviparous vertebrate after the embryonic stage and before birth. It is also defined as the unborn young of a vertebrate, after developing to its basic form. In humans, the fetal stage of prenatal development may be defined as beginning at the eleventh week in
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- an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
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The name given to a growing baby after eight weeks of development; before eight weeks, the developing baby is called an embryo.
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[pronounce: fee-tus] After an embryo has grown all its organs, it is a fetus. This is usually after about 10 weeks.
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A baby in the uterus whose organs are all growing; after the age of 6â€“8 weeks
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A human embryo from the second month of pregnancy until birth.
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Fetus: The unborn offspring from the end of the 8<sup>th</sup> week after conception (when the major structures have formed) until birth. Up until the eighth week, the developing offspring is called an embryo.
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; plural Fetuses
. [ Latin fetus
, a bringing forth, brood, offspring, young ones, confer fetus
fruitful, fructified, that is or was filled with young; akin to English fawn
a deer, fecundity
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Synonym for foetus ... <biology, embryology, obstetrics> A developing unborn offspring of an animal that gives birth to its young (as opposed to laying eggs). ... From approximately three months after conception the offspring take on a recognisable form (all parts in place, etc.). In human development, the period after the seventh or eighth w
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an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
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(fe´tәs) the developing young in the uterus, specifically the unborn offspring in the postembryonic period, which in humans is from the third month after fertilization until birth. See also embryo. adj., fe´tal., adj.
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• (n.) The young or embryo of an animal in the womb, or in the egg; often restricted to the later stages in the development of viviparous and oviparous animals, embryo being applied to the earlier stages.
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the unborn young of any vertebrate animal, particularly of a mammal, after it has attained the basic form and structure typical of its kind.[26 related articles]
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fetus (s), fetuses (pl); foetus 1. The unborn offspring from the end of the eighth week after conception (when the major structures have formed) until birth. Up until the eighth week, the developing offspring is called an embryo. 2. The unborn young of a viviparous animal following the embryonic period in the later stages of development ...
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The developing intrauterine form of an animal, loosely used to describe it from the developed of the fertilized egg (embryo), but strictly referring in humans to the period from three months gestation to birth. During fetal life, organ development is consolidated and specialization extended so that ...
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a human embryo in the mother's uterus
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An unborn child from the eighth week after conception until delivery has occured. Although many organs began to develop in the embryonic stage, organ and system development will continue during this stage until the fetus is born. Although a miscarriage can still occur in the fetal stage of development, the odds decrease significantly. During f...
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fetus, term used to describe the unborn offspring in the uterus of vertebrate animals after the embryonic stage (see embryo). In humans, the fetal stage begins seven to eight weeks after fertilization of the egg, when the embryo assumes the basic shape of the newborn and all the organs are present. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fē′tŭs, fē′tŭs-ez Definitions: 1. The unborn young of a viviparous animal following the embryonic period. 2. In humans, the product of conception from the end of the eighth week of gestation to the moment of birth.
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Stage in mammalian embryo development after fusion of gametes produces a zygote cell. The human embryo is usually termed a fetus after the eighth week of development, when the limbs and external features of the head are recognizable. The stage ends at birth
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The unborn young of a viviparous vertebrate having a basic structural resemblance to the adult animal.
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A term used to refer to a baby during the period of gestation between eight weeks and term.
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the developing mammal in utero; in Man, after the 2nd month in utero, adjective - foetal or fetal.
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(fe;tus) A prenatal human after 8 weeks of development.
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