If the cause were a poison in solution, the foetal blood would have been as toxic as the maternal.
It must be borne in mind, too, that the kidneys of foetal Man are lobulated.
He contracted himself, pulling legs and arms inward in a massive convulsion until at last he had assumed the foetal position.
That the Whalebone Whales possess teeth while in the foetal condition was discovered so long ago as 1807.
One manufacturer pushed a circular model, claiming that by all the laws of nature the foetal position was the only right one.
On the former hypothesis, for example, the teeth of the foetal 'Balaena' have a meaning; on the latter, none.
It has been stated, however, that the foetal Sheep has traces of those rudiments.
When in the foetal state these whales have numerous minute teeth lying in the dental groove of both upper and lower jaws.
On the former hypothesis, for example, the teeth of the foetal Balaena have a meaning; on the latter, none.
Every stage of its foetal development is watched with feeling of settled repugnance.
fetal fe·tal (fēt'l)
Of, relating to, or being a fetus.