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fetus

noun baby, embryo, genesis, immature stage, life, origination, seed, source, starting point, unborn young
See also: embryo
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Marisa Lopez-Teijon, the Head of Assisted Reproduction at Institut Marques and the principal researcher and author of the clinical study: "We have discovered that the formula for foetuses to hear like us is to emit musicfrom the mother's vagina .
The researchers found that the more stress mothers reported, the more frequently foetuses touched their faces with their left hands.
The study was carried out on eight female and seven male foetuses from 24 to 36 weeks gestation.
The discovery of the foetuses, from still-births and abortions at the hospital, caused alarm among parents across the country, coming on top of secret removal of organs from dead children that managers at the unit have already admitted.
Researchers looked at the facial movements of 15 healthy unborn babies through 4D ultrasound scans -- eight female and seven male foetuses from the second to third trimester of pregnancy.