fetal

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See also: fétal

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fetus +‎ -al

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fetal (not comparable)

  1. (embryology) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus.
    fetal circulation
    fetal membranes

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The form fetal is preferred in North America and in the scientific community, whereas foetal is still commonly used in Commonwealth nations.

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Catalan[edit]

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fetal (masculine and feminine plural fetals)

  1. fetal

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Galician[edit]

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fetal m or f (plural fetais)

  1. fetal

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [feˈtaːl]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧tal
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective[edit]

fetal (not comparable)

  1. fetal
    Synonym: fötal

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Further reading[edit]

  • fetal” in Duden online

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fèː.tál/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ɸèː.tál]

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fḕtal

  1. (of a space) open

Portuguese[edit]

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fetal m or f (plural fetais, comparable)

  1. fetal (pertaining to fetuses)

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Further reading[edit]

  • fetal” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fœtal

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fetal m or n (feminine singular fetală, masculine plural fetali, feminine and neuter plural fetale)

  1. fetal

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Spanish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /feˈtal/, [feˈt̪al]

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fetal (plural fetales)

  1. fetal

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