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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

fetus +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fetal (not comparable)

  1. (embryology) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus.
    fetal circulation
    fetal membranes

Usage notesEdit

The form fetal is preferred in North America and in the scientific community, whereas foetal is still commonly used in Commonwealth nations.

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ReferencesEdit

  • fetal” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [feˈtaːl]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧tal
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

AdjectiveEdit

fetal (not comparable)

  1. fetal

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fetal m or f (plural fetais, comparable)

  1. fetal (pertaining to fetuses)

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fetal (plural fetales)

  1. fetal