Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A flexible fiber-optic device used to view a fetus in utero.
  • noun A stethoscope designed for listening to a fetal heartbeat.

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  • noun a flexible fibreoptic device used to view a foetus in the womb
  • noun a form of stethoscope for listening to the foetal heartbeat

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a stethoscope placed on the pregnant woman's abdomen to listen for the fetal heartbeat

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Examples

  • •A fetoscope is a stethoscope with a large head designed for listening to fetal heartbeats.

    The Official Lamaze® Guide

  • Some doctors are experimenting with an instrument called the fetoscope, an ultrasound-guided tube, to fix a fetal condition that leads to underdeveloped lungs.

    Parents Agonize Over Treatment in the Womb

  • In this procedure, using a viewing instrument called a fetoscope, the fetal surgeon employs a laser to seal off the blood vessels that carry hazardous blood flow between the two fetuses. muscular dystrophy.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • In this procedure, using a viewing instrument called a fetoscope, the fetal surgeon employs a laser to seal off the blood vessels that carry hazardous blood flow between the two fetuses.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • In this procedure, using a viewing instrument called a fetoscope, the fetal surgeon employs a laser to seal off the blood vessels that carry hazardous blood flow between the two fetuses.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • In this procedure, using a viewing instrument called a fetoscope, the fetal surgeon employs a laser to seal off the blood vessels that carry hazardous blood flow between the two fetuses. muscular dystrophy.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • In this procedure, using a viewing instrument called a fetoscope, the fetal surgeon employs a laser to seal off the blood vessels that carry hazardous blood flow between the two fetuses.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • A surgical procedure in which a fetoscope (a thin tube with a light and camera lens on one end) is inserted through the mother's abdominal wall into the uterus.

    Glossary

  • An procedure in which a fetoscope (a thin tube with a light and camera lens at one end) is inserted through the mother's abdomen into the uterus.

    Glossary

  • Through this sheath, an instrument that contained a 2-mm fetoscope (surgical telescope) and two small side channels to allow infusion and drainage of fluid as well as passage of the laser fiber was inserted, and the placenta was examined until the site where this recipient twin's umbilical cord inserted into the placenta was identified.

    Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

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