chiefly British variant of fetal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Foetal — F[oe] tal, a. Same as {Fetal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foetal — foetal, ale, aux adj. Qui a rapport au foetus. || Membranes foetales, qui enveloppent le foetus dans l utérus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • foetal — foetal, ale (fé tal, ta l ) adj. Qui a rapport au foetus. Membranes foetales, celles qui forment la coque de l oeuf (la caduque, le chorion et l amnios). ÉTYMOLOGIE    Foetus …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • foetal — (adj.) see FETAL (Cf. fetal); for spelling, see OE (Cf. oe) …   Etymology dictionary

  • foetal — foetal, foetus see fetus …   Modern English usage

  • foetal — [[t]fi͟ːt(ə)l[/t]] also fetal ADJ: ADJ n Foetal is used to describe something that relates to or is like a foetus. early stage of foetal development... His legs were curled beneath him in a foetal position …   English dictionary

  • foetal — adj. Foetal is used with these nouns: ↑monitor, ↑monitoring, ↑position …   Collocations dictionary

  • foetal — foe|tal fetal [ˈfi:tl] adj [only before noun] belonging or related to a foetus ▪ a test to detect foetal abnormalities …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • foetal — adjective (only before noun) connected with a foetus: foetal abnormalities …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Foetal — Fœtus  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Foetus (groupe).  ████ …   Wikipédia en Français

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