Translation of amnio in Spanish:


amniocentesis, n.

Pronunciation /ˈamnɪəʊ//ˈæmnioʊ/



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    amniocentesis feminine
    • I had three different nurse-midwives call me and lecture me on the low risks of an amnio, telling me that I was not taking things seriously enough.
    • They need to get the amnio done anyway, to screen for congenital disorders.
    • My doctor has suggested we get an amnio at 14 weeks.
    • We also decided not to tell anybody else until the results of the amnio came in.
    • We got a 99 percent all-clear for any neural tube defects and were told that the doctor saw no need for an amnio.
    • You see the main complication of an amnio is that it can cause a miscarriage in a proportion of women.
    • And yes you can get an amnio done just because you want one.
    • Although I understand their concern I am quite reluctant to get an amnio and take any risk.
    • Look, Doctor, Kathy is going to get her amnio in a few weeks, we'll see what happens then.
    • Monday I go in for an amnio to make sure our baby doesn't have Downs Syndrome or some other chromosome disorder.