Definition of amnio in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈamnɪəʊ

noun (plural amnios)

  • informal term for amniocentesis.
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    • 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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