fetus


fetus
01. Pregnant women shouldn't drink alcohol because it may harm the [fetus].
02. Some people believe that a [fetus] learns to recognize its mother's voice while in the womb.
03. The sex of a [fetus] can be determined using ultra-sound technology.
04. The baby was injured in the [fetal] stage when his mother was in a car accident while pregnant.
05. We were able to see an ultra-sound image of the [fetus] when we visited the doctor for my wife's pregnancy check-up.
06. When I was in high school, we dissected a pig [fetus] in biology class.
07. Down's Syndrome can be detected while the baby is still in the [fetal] stage through a simple test of the amniotic fluid.
08. Some people believe that life only really begins when a baby can exist independently of its mother, so a [fetus] cannot really be considered a human being until that time.
09. Researchers have discovered that the human [fetus] can hiccough.
10. During the Paleolithic period, bodies were often arranged in the [fetal] position for burial.
11. A one-month-old human [fetus] is no heavier than an envelope and a sheet of paper.
12. Tests show that a four-month-old [fetus] will startle and turn away if a bright light is flashed on its mother's belly.
13. The brain in a developing [fetus] grows by an average of 250,000 cells a minute.
14. The weight of a [fetus] increases about 2.4 billion times in nine months.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Fetus — Ein Fetus (auch Fötus, nach lateinisch fetus, „die Brut, Nachkommenschaft“) ist ein Embryo nach Ausbildung der inneren Organe während der Schwangerschaft. Mit Abschluss der Organogenese in der 8. Schwangerschaftswoche beginnt beim Menschen ab der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fetus — FÉTUS, fetuşi, s.m. (anat.) Făt (1). – Din lat., fr. foetus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  FÉTUS s. (anat.) făt. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime  fétus s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • Fetus — Fetus, Fétus Rare, le nom est porté dans la Meuse depuis le XVIIe siècle. On en trouve aussi des mentions anciennes dans le Loiret. Il évoque apparemment des fétus de paille, reste à savoir comment l interpréter. Plusieurs lieux dits s appellent… …   Noms de famille

  • Fétus — Fetus, Fétus Rare, le nom est porté dans la Meuse depuis le XVIIe siècle. On en trouve aussi des mentions anciennes dans le Loiret. Il évoque apparemment des fétus de paille, reste à savoir comment l interpréter. Plusieurs lieux dits s appellent… …   Noms de famille

  • fetus — late 14c., the young while in the womb or egg, from L. fetus (often, incorrectly, foetus) the bearing, bringing forth, or hatching of young, from Latin base *fe to generate, bear, also to suck, suckle (see FECUND (Cf. fecund)). In Latin, fetus… …   Etymology dictionary

  • fetus — fetus, foetus Medical usage in Britain and the US favours fetus, following the word s origin in Latin fetus ‘offspring’. In AmE this spelling is preferred generally, but foetus is still common in non medical use in BrE, largely because of the… …   Modern English usage

  • Fetus — Fe tus (f[=e] t[u^]s), n.; pl. {Fetuses} (f[=e] t[u^]s*[e^]z). [L. fetus, foetus, a bringing forth, brood, offspring, young ones, cf. fetus fruitful, fructified, that is or was filled with young; akin to E. fawn a deer, fecundity, felicity,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fetus — Album par Franco Battiato Sortie Janvier 1972 Enregistrement 1972 Genre Musique expérimentale Label Bla Bla …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fetus-x — est une bande dessinée en ligne de l américain Eric Millikin. Liens externes fetusx.com la page officielle Une interview de Eric Millikin par Webcomics Examiner …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fetus — I noun baby, embryo, genesis, immature stage, life, origination, seed, source, starting point, unborn young II index embryo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fetus — [fēt′əs] n. pl. fetuses [ME < L fetus, foetus, a bringing forth, progeny; as adj., pregnant, fruitful: see FEMALE] an unborn offspring of a vertebrate animal that is still in the uterus or egg, esp. in its later stages and specif., in humans,… …   English World dictionary