FETAL INFECTION

This applies to any disease that can affect the foetus by being passed from mother to baby via the placenta. It can cause congenital defects.

FETAL INFECTION: "Rubella is an example of a foetal infection."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FETAL INFECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-infection/ (accessed July 12, 2020).
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