What does fetal mean?

Definitions for fetalˈfit l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fetal, foetal(adj)

    of or relating to a fetus

    "fetal development"


  1. fetal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus; as, fetal circulation; fetal membranes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fetal(adj)

    pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus; as, fetal circulation; fetal membranes

  2. Origin: [From Fetus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fetal

    See Fœtus.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Laura Schieve:

    One theory that we could not look at and needs further research was some small studies have linked maternal obesity to increased inflammation, which might affect fetal brain development.

  2. Mom Chelsea Philips:

    He was kind of in a fetal position and you could see like his arms and his legs curled up, it was actually really cool to see, and when I heard that was actually really rare, I was like, oh my gosh, you're a special little baby.

  3. Andrew Guernsey:

    I certainly find it ironic that a university that has dedicated itself to the advancement of medicine and biology would find displaying medically accurate fetal models disturbing and offensive, i mean, these are images shown in high school textbooks.

  4. Attorney General Chris Koster:

    The evidence reviewed by my investigators supports Planned Parenthood's representation that fetal tissue is handled in accordance with Missouri law, we have discovered no evidence whatsoever to suggest that Planned Parenthood's St. Louis facility is selling fetal tissue.

  5. Stephanie Kight:

    As we have always maintained, and as the Attorney General has now confirmed, the original accusations that Planned Parenthood 'sold fetal tissue' were completely unfounded and untrue, these new allegations by the Attorney General that we are improperly disposing of fetal tissue are flat-out false. Planned Parenthood handles medical tissue like any other quality health care provider. Our agreements with vendors all require them to follow state law, and dispose of tissue accordingly. If they are not, then I will take swift action.

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