maternofetal

adjective
ma·​ter·​no·​fe·​tal
variants: or chiefly British maternofoetal \ me-​ˌtər-​nō-​ˈfēt-​ᵊl How to pronounce maternofoetal (audio) \

Medical Definition of maternofetal

: involving a fetus and its mother the human maternofetal interface also : passing or transferred from the mother to the fetus maternofetal transmission of HIV

Learn More about maternofetal

Cite this Entry

“Maternofetal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maternofetal. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Comments on maternofetal

What made you want to look up maternofetal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!