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Mesh term Amniocentesis

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Cytodiagnosis
Paracentesis
Prenatal Diagnosis

Description

Percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid. It is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.



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