Definition of maternofetal in English:

maternofetal

(also maternofoetal)

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or involving both the mother and the fetus; specifically passed from the mother to the fetus, or occurring in this direction.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From matern- + -o- + fetal.

Pronunciation

maternofetal

/məˌtəːnəʊˈfiːtl/