Fetal circulation

What is Fetal circulation?

Fetal circulation meaning This is a temporary circulation route that exists only between the developing fetus and its mother. It contains special structures that allow the fetus to exchange oxygen and nutrients with the mother and to get rid of fetal waste products through the connection. See also systemic circulation, coronary circulation, pulmonary circulation, hepatic portal circulation, cerebral circulation.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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