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foetus

noun [C] uk   /ˈfiː.təs/ us    /-t̬əs/
UK spelling of fetus
foetal
adjective uk   /-təl/ us    /-t̬əl/
UK spelling of fetal (fetus) : foetal abnormalities foetal position
Translations of “foetus”
in Korean 태아…
in Arabic جَنين…
in French foetus…
in Turkish cenin…
in Italian feto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胎兒,胎…
in Russian зародыш, эмбрион…
in Polish płód…
in Spanish feto…
in Portuguese feto…
in German der Fötus…
in Catalan fetus…
in Japanese 胎児…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胎儿,胎…
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