fetus


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an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

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RECENT DISCUSSIONS ABOUT the permissibility of later abortions have raised interesting questions about how we regard the fetus.
In reality, what matters most is the response of the fetus and not the stressful condition per se.
Scientists had already established that a pregnant woman can pass along certain antibodies to her fetus and that those immune proteins can protect a baby for up to 6 months after birth.
He said the fetus was estimated to be around eight to nine months old.
The test can detect multiple pregnancies, problems with the placenta or fetal heart, or whether the fetus is growing too slowly.
Table 1: Summarizes total number of dams, total number of fetuses, type of fetus body malformations and their percentages from different groups.
Approximately 16% of Rh negative mothers who carry an Rh positive fetus may produce anti-D, (1) a potent antibody that can cross the placenta and cause massive hemolysis of the baby's red blood cells.
The church's opposition to abortion is based on a position called "immediate hominization," which means that the fetus is a human person worthy of moral respect from the "moment" of conception.
Obstetric examination revealed fundal height corresponding to 30 weeks, single fetus with cephalic presentation with fetal heart rate of 140 per minute.
Researchers found evidence of significant adverse effects in mammary glands, ovaries, brain, uterus, lung and heart tissues in BPA exposed fetus when compared to fetuses not exposed to BPA.
At around 9pm Thursday, a four-month old fetus was found at the Moriones Bridge in Dagupan, Tondo.
This happens because the fetus does not develop in the uterus because it has moved to another place.
fetus is an uncommonly reported species that typically affects immunocompromised, pregnant, or elderly persons and causes severe infections, including bacteremia and meningitis (2).
Summary: The UAQ Police have arrested an Asian woman for allegedly flushing her fetus down the toilet of her accommodation, with the intent to kill it.
It also gives some information about the development of the fetus in the womb.