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