fetal

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adjective fe·tal \ˈfē-təl\

Definition of fetal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a fetus

1811

First Known Use of fetal

1811


FETAL Defined for English Language Learners

fetal

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adjective fe·tal \ˈfē-təl\

Definition of fetal for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a developing animal or human being that is not yet born : of or relating to a fetus


Medical Dictionary

fetal

adjective fe·tal
variants: or chiefly British

foetal

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Medical Definition of fetal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a fetus



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