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fetology

 [fe-tol´o-je]
the branch of medicine dealing with the fetus in utero.

maternal-fe·tal med·i·cine

a subspecialty of obstetrics/gynecology devoted to the study of the obstetric, medical, and surgical complications of pregnancy.
Synonym(s): fetology

fetology

/fe·tol·o·gy/ (fe-tol´ah-je) the branch of medicine dealing with the fetus in utero.

fetology

(fē-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The medical study and treatment of the fetus, especially within the uterus.

fe·tol′o·gist n.

fetology

[fētol′əjē]
Etymology: L, fetus + Gk, logos, science
the branch of medicine that is concerned with the fetus in utero, including the diagnosis of congenital anomalies, the prevention of teratogenic influences, and the treatment of certain disorders. Also called embryatrics.

fe·tal med·i·cine

(fē'tăl med'i-sin)
Study of the growth, development, care, and treatment of the fetus, and of environmental factors harmful to the fetus.
Synonym(s): fetology.

fetology

the study of the fetus in utero.
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