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fetus

noun [C]    /ˈfi·t̬əs/
a human being or animal as it is developing in the uterus before birth, after the organs have started to form fetal    /ˈfi·t̬əl/ adjective [not gradable] The electronic device monitored the fetal heart rate.
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