fetal souffle n.
A blowing murmur, synchronous with the fetal heartbeat, sometimes only systolic and sometimes continuous, heard on auscultation over the pregnant uterus. Also called funic souffle.
noun 1. a surgical procedure in which tissue from an aborted fetus is grafted into a patient to replace or improve defective tissue, especially to treat Parkinson’s disease or other neurological disorders. 2. the tissue used in this procedure.
- Fetal warfarin syndrome
fetal warfarin syndrome n. A fetal syndrome caused by administration of warfarin to a pregnant woman and resulting in fetal bleeding, nasal hypoplasia, optic atrophy, and fetal death.
/fiːˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. the state of pregnancy 2. the process of development of a fetus
[fech] /fɛtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to go and bring back; return with; get: to go up a hill to fetch a pail of water. 2. to cause to come; bring: to fetch a doctor. 3. to sell for or bring (a price, financial return, etc.): The horse fetched $50 more than it cost. […]