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AMNIO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does amnio mean? 

AMNIO (noun)
  The noun AMNIO has 1 sense:

1. (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

  Familiarity information: AMNIO used as a noun is very rare.


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AMNIO (noun)


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Meaning:

(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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

amnio; amniocentesis

Hypernyms ("amnio" is a kind of...):

prenatal diagnosis (any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality)

centesis ((surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid)

Domain category:

gestation; maternity; pregnancy (the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus)


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