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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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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.
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 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.
ISLAMABAD -- In a rare case of medical history, a four month old fetus was found inside body of a two month girls.
Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America
The voting session, which ended late April 12, showed a majority of the justices--8 of 10--favored allowing women to interrupt a pregnancy if the fetus is found to have a malformed brain.
But is it better for doctors to withhold information about a woman's body, thereby limiting her control over her body, or is it best for medical practitioners to release information on the sex of a fetus even though that information may place some female fetuses at risk?