Definition of amnio in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈamnēō/

noun (plural amnios)

Informal term for amniocentesis.
Example sentences
  • You see the main complication of an amnio is that it can cause a miscarriage in a proportion of women.
  • Monday I go in for an amnio to make sure our baby doesn't have Downs Syndrome or some other chromosome disorder.
  • They need to get the amnio done anyway, to screen for congenital disorders.

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Syllabification: am·ni·o

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