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(Definition of “fetus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fetusnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfi·t̬əs/

a human being or animal as it is developing in the uterus before birth, after the organs have started to form

fetal
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈfi·t̬əl/

(Definition of “fetus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)