amnio


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Related to amnio: amniotic fluid
  • noun

Synonyms for amnio

(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities

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As she sat in Pearsall's office, listening to him discuss potential Down syndrome-related complications, Morassa Dabirian said she became increasingly convinced of the need for an amnio in her second trimester.
In February 2006 the Company announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared for marketing in the United States its automated cell-locating device, the Ikoniscope(TM) fastFISH(TM) amnio test system.
Ultrasonography gives physicians and patients a way to fine-tune the level of a patient's risk and help determine whether an amnio is reasonable.
So I had the amnio (it didn't hurt) and I sat still for the next two days, for fear of miscarrying.
announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared for marketing in the United States its automated cell-locating device, the Ikoniscope(TM) fastFISH(TM) amnio Test System.
Please remember, if you do an amnio on twins, draw a map of where those sacs are because it may well save that lady another invasive procedure," he stressed.
0 AFP+ Mean SD Coples/ml Case Amnio Karyotype [beta]-actin SRY Fetal DNA, % or CVS 1 Amnio 46,XY 1140 22.
PHILADELPHIA -- Amniocentesis during the early second trimester did not substantially raise the risk of congenital foot anomalies in fetuses, compared with amnio done after 15 weeks of gestation.
There are many other expectant parents that are in the anguish-filled situation of waiting for their amnio results.