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Foetus

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Definition

noun, plural: foetuses

Alternatively, fetus


Supplement

At present, fetus is more widely used than foetus, which was chiefly a British usage to refer to the developing young post-embryonic stage up to the moment of birth.


Word origin: Latin fetus (offspring, brood)

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