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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.
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n. amnioscopio, endoscopio que se usa para el estudio del líquido amniótico.
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(30) Antenatal diagnosis of human hemoglobin disorders cannot be made by amniocentesis; but development of procedures utilizing ultrasound and, more recently, the amnioscope and fetoscope to view the fetus in the womb, have resulted in the detection of sickle cell and Cooley's anemia (thalassemia).