Amniography - definition of amniography by The Free Dictionary
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n. pl. am·ni·og·ra·phies
Radiographic examination of the uterine cavity and fetus following injection of a radiopaque substance into the amnion.
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If necessary, resort to Doppler ultrasound or CT amniography
to discern whether the fetuses share an amniotic sac or each have their own.
, fetoscopy and sonography have been employed recently to detect neural tube defects, including such serious structural abnormalities as anencephaly (the absence or near-absence of a cranial vault and cerebral hemispheres of the brain) and myelomeningocele (hernia of the spinal cord and surrounding membranes through a defect in the vertebral canal).