amnioscopy


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am·ni·os·co·py

 (ăm′nē-ŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. am·ni·os·co·pies
Examination of the amniotic cavity and fetus using an optical instrument that is inserted directly into the amniotic cavity.


am′ni·o·scope′ (-ə-skōp′) n.
Translations

am·ni·os·co·py

n. amnioscopía, visualización directa del feto y del líquido amniótico por medio de un endoscopio.
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