Foetus vs Faetus - What's the difference?

foetus | faetus |


As nouns the difference between foetus and faetus

is that foetus is (chiefly|british|hypercorrect) while faetus is (hypercorrect).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

foetus

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (chiefly, British, hypercorrect)
  • Usage notes

    The form (fetus) is preferred in North America and in the scientific community, whereas (foetus) is still commonly used in Commonwealth nations.

    Derived terms

    * foetal

    References

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    faetus

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (hypercorrect)
  • Anagrams

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