fetology
noun Date: 1965 a branch of medical science concerned with the study and treatment of the fetus in the uterus • fetologist noun

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  • fetology — [fē täl′ə jē] n. the branch of embryology that deals with the fetus fetologist n …   English World dictionary

  • fetology — fetologist, n. /fee tol euh jee/, n. a field of medicine involving the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the fetus. [1960 65; FET(US) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • fetology — noun The scientific study of fetuses …   Wiktionary

  • fetology — SYN: maternal fetal medicine. [L. fetus + G. logos, study] * * * fe·tol·o·gy or chiefly Brit foe·tol·o·gy fē täl ə jē n, pl gies a branch of medical science concerned with the study and treatment of the fetus in the uterus * * * fe·tol·o·gy (fe… …   Medical dictionary

  • fetology — n. branch of of obstetrics and gynecology that deals with the fetus in the uterus, study and and treatment of fetus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fetology — fe·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • fetology — fe•tol•o•gy [[t]fiˈtɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. med a field of medicine involving the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the fetus • Etymology: 1960–65 fe•tol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • fetology — /fiˈtɒlədʒi/ (say fee toluhjee) noun → foetology. –fetologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • fetology — noun the branch of medicine concerned with the fetus in the uterus • Syn: ↑foetology • Hypernyms: ↑obstetrics, ↑OB, ↑tocology, ↑midwifery * * * fetologist, n. /fee tol euh …   Useful english dictionary

  • foetology — noun the branch of medicine concerned with the fetus in the uterus • Syn: ↑fetology • Hypernyms: ↑obstetrics, ↑OB, ↑tocology, ↑midwifery * * * /fee tol euh jee/, n. fetology …   Useful english dictionary

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