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triple screen

noun

Medical Definition of triple screen

  1. :  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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