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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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Abnormal fetal circulation is considered a major factor in fetal growth restriction, both as a cause and an indicator.
Interestingly, many hormones produced in the placenta are secreted asymmetrically into the maternal and fetal circulation (Linnemann et al.
It crosses the placenta into the fetal circulation and circulates indefinitely.
This, compromised by the substance in the study, presents diminished blood flow with consequently less arrival of nutrients, oxygen and other elements of fetal circulation, resulting in deficiency of growth and fetal weight.
7) Embryologically, PFO is a remnant of fetal circulation.
These findings could reflect that maternal diabetes causes dysfunction of the fetal heart that precipitates primarily when the fetal circulation is under stress.
If the micrognathia in our patient 2 had been detected at the prenatal screening ultrasound, maternal fetal circulation or uroplacental circulation would have been used to establish the airway at birth.
Overlap between bland forms of HEV (Figure 2) and vascular changes considered to be retrogressive, following fetal death and cessation of fetal circulation, may add to this confusion.
Although the precise mechanisms are unknown, scientists think HIV may be transmitted when maternal blood enters the fetal circulation, or by mucosal exposure to virus during labor and delivery.
What isn't known is the effect of the drug at normal doses on the maternal and fetal circulation.
Tea, some soft drinks, and chocholate drinks also contain caffeine--and caffeine can enter the fetal circulation from the mother's blood as it passes through the placenta.