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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth
fetusfe‧tus /ˈfiːtəs/ noun [countable]  MBthe usual American spelling of foetus
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fetusWhen awake, he lay motionless, coiled like a fetus and almost as helpless.We know how fetuses grow, but what makes a fetus a living person?To those with an affected fetus, early diagnosis provides the option of early termination.The psychological advantages or disadvantages on woman and fetus must be addressed and researched so that informed decisions can still be made.Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told of one woman who had the procedure done after discovering her fetus had no brain.The skull then is crushed so the fetus can be withdrawn through the birth canal without inducing labor.IGF2R helps stop the fetus from overgrowing the womb.
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