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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-tuh-skohp]
    • /ˈfi təˌskoʊp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-tuh-skohp]
    • /ˈfi təˌskoʊp/

Definitions of fetoscope word

  • noun fetoscope a tubular fiberoptic instrument used for diagnostic examination of the fetus and interior of the uterus. 1
  • noun fetoscope A flexible fibreoptic device used to view a foetus in the womb. 1
  • noun fetoscope a fibreoptic instrument that can be passed through the abdomen of a pregnant woman to enable examination of the fetus and withdrawal of blood for sampling in prenatal diagnosis 0
  • noun fetoscope an endoscope used to examine a fetus in the womb 0
  • noun fetoscope a special stethoscope used to listen to the fetal heartbeat 0
  • noun fetoscope a form of stethoscope for listening to the foetal heartbeat. 0

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Origin of fetoscope

First appearance:

before 1970
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1970-75; fet(us) + -o- + -scope

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Parts of speech for Fetoscope


fetoscope popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fetoscope usage trend in Literature

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