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Foetus

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Fóetus. n.s. [Latin.] The child in the womb after it is perfectly formed: but before, it is called embryo. Quincy.

A fœtus, in the mother's womb, differs not much from the state of a vegetable. Locke.

Sources: Locke, John (269) · Quincy, John (60)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Foetus." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: October 22, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=5466.


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