fetoscopy

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fe·to·scope

 (fē′tə-skōp′)
n.
1. A flexible fiber-optic device used to view a fetus in utero.
2. A stethoscope designed for listening to a fetal heartbeat.

fe·tos′co·py (fē-tŏs′kə-pē) n.

fetoscopy

or

foetoscopy

n, pl -pies
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) med a procedure that permits observation of a fetus in the uterus
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Noun1.fetoscopy - prenatal diagnosis that allows direct observation of a fetus in the uterus and the withdrawal of fetal blood
prenatal diagnosis - any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
Translations

fe·tos·co·py

n. fetoscopía, inspección antenatal fetal transabdominal de la placenta y el feto con el propósito de diagnosticar posibles trastornos fetales.
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Then fetal endoscopy (FETENDO) became popular, and now ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is the dominant procedure.