funipuncture


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cor·do·cen·te·sis

(kōr'dō-sen-tē'sis),
Transabdominal blood sampling of the fetal umbilical cord, performed under ultrasound guidance.
Synonym(s): funipuncture
[cord + G. kentēsis, puncture]

cor·do·cen·te·sis

(kōr'dō-sen-tē'sis)
Transabdominal blood sampling of the fetal umbilical cord, performed under ultrasound guidance.
Synonym(s): funipuncture.
[cord + G. kentēsis, puncture]

funipuncture

(fū″nĭ-pŭnk′chūr) [L. funis, a cord, + punctura, to prick]
Puncture of the umbilical vein in utero, to obtain a sample of fetal blood. The needle is inserted under ultrasonic guidance.
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Application of the hemoglobin alkaline denaturation test to determine the fetal origin of blood: applicability to funipuncture.