fetology

noun fe·tol·o·gy \ fē-ˈtä-lə-jē \

Definition of fetology

:a branch of medical science concerned with the study and treatment of the fetus in the uterus

fetologist

play \fē-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of fetology

1965


Medical Dictionary

fetology

noun fe·tol·o·gy
variants: or chiefly British foetology play \fē-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

medical Definition of fetology

plural fetologies
:a branch of medical science concerned with the study and treatment of the fetus in the uterus

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