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6. Looks to be sourced from wiki.answers.com
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  -Google dictionary calls a fetus an "unborn human baby" moobu2  Jan-16-11 12:44 AM   #0 
  - I actually prefer Cambridge Dictionary and Roget's Thesaurus...  cynatnite   Jan-16-11 12:50 AM   #1 
  - I usually use another one myself as well,  moobu2   Jan-16-11 12:56 AM   #3 
  - According to the rightwing bible-thumping POV, abortion is murder  Urban Prairie   Jan-16-11 12:55 AM   #2 
  - Wonder which dictionary Google picked?  alp227   Jan-16-11 01:04 AM   #4 
  - Dictionary.com works for me.  LAGC   Jan-16-11 05:12 AM   #32 
  - What else would it be? An unborn dog?  Very_Boring_Name   Jan-16-11 01:11 AM   #5 
  - Baby means a very young child AFTER it is born.  moobu2   Jan-16-11 01:18 AM   #7 
  - Most call it that because they really do believe that's what it is...  cynatnite   Jan-16-11 01:24 AM   #9 
  - They're entitled to their own opinion,  moobu2   Jan-16-11 01:35 AM   #11 
  - The issue - fetus is a generic term. In no way does it imply a species.  bluerum   Jan-16-11 07:39 AM   #37 
  - Whenever I hear someone telling me it is murder  kevinbgoode   Jan-16-11 02:14 AM   #16 
  - Premarital sex doesn't have anything to do with the aborition=murder fight  jp11   Jan-16-11 08:23 AM   #38 
  - and the simple response they would have to the ..  nessa   Jan-16-11 10:26 PM   #43 
  - Except can't a miscarriage occur because of improper  kevinbgoode   Jan-16-11 10:47 PM   #45 
  - Premarital sex exists, and premarital sex can fertilize a woman's egg  kevinbgoode   Jan-16-11 10:57 PM   #48 
  - Oh yes, it's all fucking men's fault again, isn't it?  HEyHEY   Jan-17-11 01:06 AM   #61 
     - *yawn*  Maru Kitteh   Jan-17-11 03:54 AM   #65 
        - Whatever, get back in the kitchen, martha  HEyHEY   Jan-17-11 09:18 PM   #67 
  - When you are pregnant, you certainly do think of the fetus you  sabrina 1   Jan-16-11 02:48 AM   #19 
     - Only if you are commited to creating a baby.  Luminous Animal   Jan-16-11 03:18 AM   #24 
     - I'll make a note of that next time someone who's only a couple months pregnant mentions that  HEyHEY   Jan-17-11 01:10 AM   #63 
     - Sabrina,you are the queen of logic  Mimosa   Jan-16-11 04:00 AM   #26 
     - 'no religion, no politics'. Would that be nice every once in a while?  sabrina 1   Jan-17-11 02:55 AM   #64 
     - But it shouldn't be that way, dammit!  HEyHEY   Jan-17-11 01:09 AM   #62 
  - Never had that fetal pig in biology class?  aquart   Jan-16-11 01:36 AM   #12 
  - Actually, yes. Or an unborn cow, cat, goat, horse, civet, raccoon, rat, mouse,  Luminous Animal   Jan-16-11 02:34 AM   #18 
  - Clearly you didn't read the OP  Very_Boring_Name   Jan-16-11 03:01 AM   #20 
     - Oh, I read the OP and I read your response. A fetus is, indeed, an unborn dog.  Luminous Animal   Jan-16-11 03:06 AM   #21 
     - a fetus is not any particular species. Not "in particular an unborn human baby"  uppityperson   Jan-16-11 11:50 PM   #56 
  - As a matter of fact yes, American Heritage College Dictionary:  sarge43   Jan-16-11 05:01 AM   #31 
  - Looks to be sourced from wiki.answers.com  boppers   Jan-16-11 01:15 AM   #6 
  - Here's Webster's definition.  The Wielding Truth   Jan-16-11 01:18 AM   #8 
  - No, webster's refers to it as unborn, that's "dictionary.com" you have there  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 11:30 PM   #53 
     - Thanks. You are right. I thought I was there.  The Wielding Truth   Jan-17-11 02:56 PM   #66 
  - It is an unborn human...  MellowDem   Jan-16-11 01:26 AM   #10 
  - Yes, a human fetus is human but not A human; just as a human spleen is human but not A human  REP   Jan-16-11 01:42 AM   #13 
  - A fetus = a spleen  Rage for Order   Jan-16-11 01:49 AM   #14 
     - I'm sorry the point was lost on you.  REP   Jan-16-11 03:10 AM   #23 
  - Or an unborn rat.  Luminous Animal   Jan-16-11 03:10 AM   #22 
     - Well, genetically a human isn't a 'rat'.  Mimosa   Jan-16-11 04:05 AM   #28 
        - Because all mammals have a stage of development called a fetus  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-16-11 05:59 AM   #35 
           - A human fetus...  MellowDem   Jan-16-11 02:25 PM   #40 
              - No-one was looking up "human fetus" in a dictionary; they were looking up "fetus"  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-16-11 02:38 PM   #41 
                 - The discussion was about...  MellowDem   Jan-16-11 03:06 PM   #42 
  - My wife's 15 weeks pregnant and we'd been calling our unborn offspring a fetus.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-16-11 02:05 AM   #15 
  - Prometheus Bound, I bet your baby has a sense of humour!  Mimosa   Jan-16-11 04:03 AM   #27 
     - I hope so, Mimosa.  Prometheus Bound   Jan-16-11 07:02 AM   #36 
  - Does it mention the uncle in the Addams family ?  dipsydoodle   Jan-16-11 02:25 AM   #17 
  - speaking as a 'former fetus'  azurnoir   Jan-16-11 03:40 AM   #25 
  - Google starts with that... "unborn offspring of a mammal"  jbnow   Jan-16-11 04:44 AM   #29 
     - so then you are basically trashing the entire premise of the thread?  azurnoir   Jan-16-11 04:50 AM   #30 
        - No I'm not. I didn't know about this google dictionary before.  jbnow   Jan-16-11 10:37 AM   #39 
        - If you don't want to hear reaction to a post, then don't post anything.  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 11:52 PM   #58 
  - Lucky you that this is all which bothers you.  Mimosa   Jan-16-11 05:35 AM   #33 
  - I dissected a fetal pig in high school. It was a fetus too. . . . n/t  annabanana   Jan-16-11 05:37 AM   #34 
  - Holy fuck, who cares. I seriously doubt that's political  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 10:37 PM   #44 
  - It is political. Language is used for political purposes.  Cerridwen   Jan-16-11 10:54 PM   #46 
     - Ah yes, Google are famed for their anti-abortion stance  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 11:03 PM   #49 
        - No, google is rapidly becoming known as that group of geeks who  Cerridwen   Jan-16-11 11:19 PM   #51 
           - Yes they proved that when they told China to get lost  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 11:26 PM   #52 
              - I watched as the heritage foundation went from neo-conservative  Cerridwen   Jan-16-11 11:35 PM   #54 
                 - well...  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 11:40 PM   #55 
                    - Have you been paying attention to the "debate" about language  Cerridwen   Jan-16-11 11:52 PM   #57 
                       - I use words to communicate information  HEyHEY   Jan-16-11 11:56 PM   #59 
                          - I disagree.  Cerridwen   Jan-17-11 12:10 AM   #60 
  - It is political. Language is used for political purposes.  Cerridwen   Jan-16-11 10:55 PM   #47 
  - I usually look at the etymology first, then the distionary meaning.  kentauros   Jan-16-11 11:04 PM   #50 
 

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