Definition of Amnio

1. Noun. (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.

Exact synonyms: Amniocentesis
Generic synonyms: Prenatal Diagnosis, Centesis
Category relationships: Gestation, Maternity, Pregnancy



Definition of Amnio

1. Noun. amniocentesis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amnio

1. a surgical insertion of a needle into the uterus [n -NIOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amnio

amnestic
amnestic aphasia
amnestic psychosis
amnestic syndrome
amnestically
amnestied
amnesties
amnesty
amnestying
amnia
amnic
amnicolist
amnicolists
amnihook
amnihooks
amnio (current term)
amnio-
amniocardiac vesicle
amniocele
amniocenteses
amniocentesis
amniochorial
amniochorionic
amniocyte
amniocytes
amniocytic
amnioembryonic junction
amniogenesis
amniogenic cells
amniography

Literary usage of Amnio

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1. Atti della Società italiana di scienze naturali e del Museo civico di storia by Società italiana di scienze naturali (1882)
"Contro la quale supposizione parla il veder crescere l'amnio su tratti della piastra ventrale presentanti un solco ; ed infatti ciò accade senza che l'amnio ..."

2. A Laboratory Text-book of Embryology by Charles Sedgwick Minot (1910)
"Acv, amnio-cardiac vesicle. Ao.d, Dorsal aorta, c, Line of Closure of the medullary canal. Ec, Ectoderm. Endo, Endothelial heart. Md, Wall of hind-brain, ..."

3. Contributions to the Study of the Early Development and Imbedding of the by Thomas Hastie Bryce, John Hammond Teacher, John Martin Munro Kerr (1908)
"He represents the amnio-embryonic cavity as a transverse slit in a thickened portion of the blastocyst wall, consisting apparently of the ..."

4. Storia della teratologia by Cesare Taruffi (1891)
"L' autore attribuisce questa forma all'anione delle briglie amnio- tiche (durante i movimenti del feto), i cui frammenti erano ancora aderenti in diversi ..."

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