HyperDic: prenatal_diagnosis

English > 1 sense of the expression prenatal diagnosis:
NOUNactprenatal diagnosisany of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
English > prenatal diagnosis: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAny of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality.
Narroweramniocentesis, amnio(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
fetoscopy, foetoscopyprenatal diagnosis that allows direct observation of a fetus in the uterus and the withdrawal of fetal blood
sonography, ultrasonography, echography, ultrasoundUsing the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram)
Broaderdiagnostic procedure, diagnostic techniqueA procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
Catalandiagnòstic prenatal

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