But was told again that there was nothing medical staff could do while the fetal heartbeat remained.
When Frank finally enters the room, he discovers his wife curled up in the fetal position, naked in the crib.
There he lies in fetal position, reeling from thoughts of the atrocities he has committed, which spool endlessly in his mind.
fetal fe·tal (fēt'l)
Of, relating to, or being a fetus.