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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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It's the same as with children--some fetuses are just naturally small for their age.
The fetuses were evaluated for signs of body malformation effects under dissecting microscope.
Shab said the fetuses had been in the facility for at least 50 years.
As the fetuses were dead in many cases, in the present study, there was no movement of foetuses and their position was fixed.
As right-handedness is more common in the general population, the researchers had expected to see more of a bias towards right-handed movements in the fetuses as they grew older.
Advocates of fetal pain bills have pointed to evidence that fetuses exhibit responses to painful stimuli.
Life, Time, Newsweek and Parents all published photographs of fetuses at various stages of gestation.
Anencephalic fetuses cannot be discarded nor have their fundamental rights stolen.
They reported that women told them they had terminated pregnancies involving female fetuses after having one or two daughters.
A total nineteen intrauterine blood transfusion to eleven pregnancies with RI fetuses were included to this study.
Despite the book's subtitle, it covers not only narratives about fetuses, but also rabbinic embryology.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Attempts to manually turn fetuses that were in occiput posterior position in the second stage of labor led to vaginal deliveries in 91% of 731 cases, compared with 59% of 2,527 malpositioned fetuses who were delivered vaginally after expectant management, a retrospective study found.