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How does the fetus get rid of carbon dioxide?

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06/25/2014

Fetal respiration while in-utero (in the womb) regards the "breathing" mechanism while immersed in amniotic fluid. The placental linkage between the mother and the fetus allows for nutrient and respiratory gas exchanges of nourishing elemental oxygen (O2) and the ridding of waste carbon dioxide CO2 through via blood.