Definition of Fetal circulation
1. Noun. The system of blood vessels and structures through which blood moves in a fetus.
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Literary usage of Fetal circulation
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"fetal circulation (Fig. 581).—The fetal blood is returned from the placenta to the fetus by the umbilical vein. This vein enters the abdomen at the ..."
2. A Compend of obstetrics, especially adapted to the use of medical students by Henry Gardner Landis, William Hughes Wells (1915)
"The funis or umbilical cord averages about 20 inches, the extremes being from 3 to 4 inches in length. Describe the fetal circulation. ..."
3. A Text-book of Physiology: Normal and Pathological. For Students and by Winfield Scott Hall (1905)
"THE CIRCULATION OF THE FETUS, "fetal circulation," a diagram of which appears on page 753, ... Other peculiarities of the fetal circulation arc: (in) the ..."
4. General Outline of the Organisation of the Animal Kingdom by Thomas Rymer Jones (1855)
"Up to the period of birth the arrangement of the fetal circulation remains essentially that of a Reptile, inasmuch as both the venous blood derived from the ..."