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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Police said the fetus was discovered at the corner of Tomas Mapua and Ongpin Streets in Binondo, Manila at 8:30 a.m.
The organism was identified as Campylobacter fetus subspecies fetus by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) (Bruker Daltonics, Billerica, MA, USA).
"Doctors like to be proactive--if they suspect there's a problem with a fetus' growth, they're likely going to order tests and investigate," explains first author Germaine Louis, director of the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
(5.) Silver LE, Decamps PJ, Korst LM, Platt LD, Castro LC (2003) ,Intrauterine growth restriction is accompanied by decreased renal volume in the human fetus. Am J Obstet Gynecol 188: 13201325.
"My normal course would be to dismember that appendage and then go back and try to take the fetus out whether foot or skull first, whatever end I can get to first....
Advances in molecular testing make it possible to determine a fetus's gender, Rh status, and other genetic chromosomal anomalies as early as 10 weeks of maternal gestation.
Hominization, or the point at which the fetus becomes a person, is a subject of vital importance in public policy, where one hears definitive claims about fetal personhood at the point of conception used in opposition to abortion, emergency contraception and stem cell research, to name a few.
Superfoetation is the condition that arises when an animal already pregnant mates, ovulates and conceives a second fetus or second litter.
"The research does suggest, however, that a fetus can detect when a mother is stressed and that it responds to this stress."
(2) The term fetus papyraceus is used when intrauterine fetal demise of a twin early in pregnancy occurs, with retention of the fetus for a minimum of 10 weeks resulting in mechanical compression of the small fetus such that it resembles parchment paper.
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.
Primordia of hair follicle were observed in 6.7 cm CVRL (58 days) buffalo fetus. Primordia of sweat and sebaceous glands were found at 21.2 cm CVRL (122 days) of buffalo fetus.
fetus is an uncommonly reported species that typically affects immunocompromised, pregnant, or elderly persons and causes severe infections, including bacteremia and meningitis (2).