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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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The researchers found that the more stress mothers reported, the more frequently foetuses touched their faces with their left hands.
Based on CVRL the foetuses were divided into three groups:
In small sized foetuses up to 2.6 cm CVRL the whole amount was taken as it is difficult to collect mammary glands at this age.
To demonstrate the value of our approach, we tested the proposed method on a dataset derived from normal and distressed foetuses.
The cases of IUGR pregnancy, hospitalised due to termination of pregnancy or automatic starting of delivery and foetuses' cardiotocogram, were studied within 20-40 minutes and compared with the healthy Controls.
The study was carried out on eight female and seven male foetuses from 24 to 36 weeks gestation.
The foetuses were found during that inquiry, an Alder Hey spokesman said.
Table 2: Summarizes dose, total number of mothers, total number of foetuses, number of absorption, number of live foetuses.
The study was done in collaboration with Lancaster University and adds weight to previous studies, which have established that the facial expressions of healthy foetuses develop and become more complex during pregnancy.
They also found that 34-week-old foetuses could store information and retrieve it four weeks later.