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  • noun Plural form of amniocentesis.


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  • In a series of 8,000 amniocenteses done in Bombay, India, 7,999 unborn girl babies and one boy baby were killed. Top Stories

  • The amniotic fluid of the control group came from amniocenteses for genetic screenings or analyses to check fetal lung maturity and showed no signs of bacteria even by DNA methods.

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  • "It has decreased the number of CVS and amniocenteses that I do by 30 percent," Philipson said. - Local News

  • And we didn’t even need sonograms or amniocenteses along the way to tell us that it would be awesome – we just, like, knew – and now here it is and we are just STOKED.

    Havin’ My Baby | Her Bad Mother


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