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fetus

noun [C] (UK also foetus) uk   /ˈfiː.təs/  us   /-t̬əs/
a young human being or animal before birth, after the organs have started to develop
fetal
adjective (UK also foetal) uk   /-təl/  us   /-t̬əl/
fetal abnormalities fetal position
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