amnio meaning

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  • Noun: amnio  amneeow
    1. (pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of foetal abnormalities
      - amniocentesis

    Derived forms: amnios

    Type of: centesis, prenatal diagnosis

    Encyclopedia: Amnio

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  1. i was young enough . we didn't ask for an amnio
  2. carol : so, i got the results of the amnio today
  3. the result of sequencing showed that vp1 included 2l99 bases, which encoded, 732 amnio acids
  4. CVS also carries a slightly higher risk of causing pregnancy complications than the amnio.
  5. A meaningless aberration called pseudomosaicism that occurs in less than 1 percent of all amnios.

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