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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The young in the womb or in the egg.

Usage examples (39)
  • The students were able to see the fetus in the chicken egg.
  • The proposed law does not clearly define the term fetus, nor does it make clear at what stage of pregnancy a prosecution could occur.
  • They all really know that a fetus is a human being.
  • First of all a fetus is a fetus, not an unborn child. for more
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