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Family members said Dr. Littlefield’s greatest legacy may be his work in the use of amniocentesis — the isolation of fetal cells from the womb that diagnoses genetic disorders in fetuses.
Family members said Dr. Littlefield's greatest legacy may be his work in the use of amniocentesis — the isolation of fetal cells from the womb that diagnoses genetic disorders in fetuses.
After an ultrasound and a blood test showed positive markers for trisomy 21, her doctor pushed for amniocentesis, which tests amniotic fluid.
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AMNIOCENTESIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amniocentesis for English Language Learners
medical : a test that is done to check for possible health problems in a baby that is not yet born
Medical Definition of amniocentesis
: the surgical insertion of a hollow needle through the abdominal wall and into the uterus of a pregnant female to obtain amniotic fluid especially to examine the fetal chromosomes for an abnormality and for the determination of sex
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