triple screen

noun

: a blood test for pregnant women for alpha-fetoprotein, human chorionic gonadotropin, and estriol in order to assess the risk of fetal abnormality (as Down syndrome, anencephaly, and spina bifida)

called also triple test

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“Triple screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/triple%20screen. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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