As nouns the difference between foetus and coetus
is that foetus
is (chiefly|british|hypercorrect) while coetus
(chiefly, British, hypercorrect)
The form (fetus) is preferred in North America and in the scientific community, whereas (foetus) is still commonly used in Commonwealth nations.
* 1907 , Progress VII,
* ante'' 1968 , (Karl Barth) quoted in: Elizabeth Achtemeier’s ''The Committed Marriage (1976),
- Pulsatilla. ?—?Cutting pain in the uterus; uterus sensitive to the touch during examination or coetus .
- Coetus without co-existence is demonic. What are you, you man and woman who are about to enter into sexual relations?