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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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Their assumption, on the level of rhetoric or conviction, has been that prochoice politics is built on ignorance of what the fetus truly is.
Such decisions are critical to the overall outcome of the fetus.
In many cases, the fetus produced an antibody response even when the mother didn't, the researchers say.
Tomas Mercado, a resident of Culiat, said he saw the fetus near their house when he was on his way to the market.
Louis points out that it sometimes can be difficult to distinguish a growth-restricted fetus from a fetus developing normally.
DISCUSSION: Silver nanoparticle ingestion causes detrimental effect on embryo fetus development.
Molecular testing to determine the Rh status of the fetus can also prevent unnecessary administration of antenatal RhIg (Rh immunoglobulin) at 28 weeks of gestation.
If one holds that the fetus in the early stages of pregnancy is not a human person precisely because it is only a potential human person, then it makes sense to deny that abortion and voluntary homicide are morally equivalent.
The patient's attendants were counseled about the patient's condition and risks to mother and fetus were explained on the continuation of pregnancy.
He said that their findings suggest that traditional toxicological studies likely underestimate actual human exposure and show, unequivocally, that biologically active BPA passes from the mother to the fetus.
After about an hour, another fetus was found at the corner of Onyx Street and Pedro Gil.
fetus was isolated from feces of a reptile, a Florida box turtle (Terrapene Carolina bauri) that was kept as a pet (6).