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Amniocentesis

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Description of Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis: Withdrawal of a amniotic fluid for testing from the womb by using a hollow needle which is inserted through the stomach wall.

Amniocentesis: Percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid. It is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.
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Amniocentesis: percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid; it is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.
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Amniocentesis: Percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid. It is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Amniocentesis and Medical tests

Amniocentesis (medical test): Amniocentesis is the removal of amniotic fluid from the amniotic sac...more »

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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