Definition of Amniocenteses

1. Noun. (plural of amniocentesis) ¹



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Definition of Amniocenteses

1. amniocentesis [n] - See also: amniocentesis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amniocenteses

amnestically
amnestied
amnesties
amnesty
amnestying
amnia
amnic
amnicolist
amnicolists
amnihook
amnihooks
amnio
amnio-
amniocardiac vesicle
amniocele
amniocenteses (current term)
amniochorial
amniochorionic
amniocyte
amniocytes
amniocytic
amnioembryonic junction
amniogenesis
amniogenic cells
amniography
amnioma
amniomancy
amnion
amnion nodosum

Literary usage of Amniocenteses

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1. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Thus, triple-marker screening could have avoided 75% of amniocenteses in older women, ... In this study, performing amniocenteses only on women with ..."

2. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"It has been suggested, for example, that amniocenteses performed to detect Down's syndrome in women with low MSAFP could result in iatrogenic miscarriages ..."

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