Dictonary.netDictonary.net
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

  Home
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'




Amniocentesis   /ˌæmnioʊsˌɛntˈisɪs/   Listen
Amniocentesis

noun
(pl. amniocenteses)
1.
(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities.  Synonym: amnio.






WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University








Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Containing
Matching a pattern  

Synonyms
Antonyms
Quotes
Words linked to  

only single words



Share |





Words linked to "Amniocentesis" :   pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, maternity, gestation, centesis



Copyright © 2018 Dictonary.net