Meaning of “foetus” - Learner’s Dictionary

foetus

noun [ C ] UK (US fetus) uk us /ˈfiːtəs/

a young human or animal that is still developing inside its mother

foetal UK (US fetal) uk us /ˈfiːtəl/ adjective

foetal development

(Definition of “foetus” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)