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amnio

(ăm′nē-ō)
n. pl. am′ni·os
Amniocentesis.
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7) Also in the 1950s, physicians experimented with prenatal tests like amniocentesis, (8) or amnio, to determine potential infirmities with a fetus.
As she sat in Pearsall's office, listening to him discuss potential Down syndrome-related complications, Morassa Dabirian said she became increasingly convinced of the need for an amnio in her second trimester.
My wife mentioned to the attending physician that we had had an amnio and there was an unknown marker.
Next come several layers of human subject narratives and experiences--women who decided to undergo amniocentesis or to decline the opportunity; women who had abortions following a "bad" amnio, and those who carried their pregnancy to term; the skilled genetic researchers, laboratory workers and counselors who, like Frankenstein, have created a monster they now try to tame; and families caring for special needs children, who learn first hand about the "disparity between a medical diagnosis and the social integration of a child with a stigmatized difference.
Now that we have earlier diagnosis, suddenly the tune has changed: late abortions are indeed traumatic, the old amnio was a problem.
In 2006, Ikonisys obtained FDA clearance for fastFISH([R]) amnio, an imaging application for the Ikoniscope([R]) that provides automated identification of numerical aberrations of chromosomes associated with common birth defects.
Severe polyhydramnios in trap sequence: successful management with intrafetal alcohol ablation of acardiac twin and amnio drainage.
The Alberta data set included 979 evaluable infants born following amniocentesis done from weeks 11 through 12 weeks 6 days, 2,515 infants born after amnio done in weeks 13 through 14 weeks 6 days, and 962 infants born after amnio done in weeks 15 through 19 weeks 6 days.
The Bergen, NJ, Record quoted one doctor as saying, "We have an occasional amnio abnormality, but it's a minuscule amount.
In 2006, Ikonisys obtained FDA clearance for fastFISH([R]) amnio, an imaging application for the Ikoniscope that provides automated identification of numerical aberrations of chromosomes associated with common birth defects.