Definition of Fetoscopy

1. Noun. Prenatal diagnosis that allows direct observation of a fetus in the uterus and the withdrawal of fetal blood.

Exact synonyms: Foetoscopy
Generic synonyms: Prenatal Diagnosis



Definition of Fetoscopy

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Medical Definition of Fetoscopy

1. A technique for looking directly at the foetus within the uterus (using a fetoscope). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fetoscopy

fetomaternal
fetomaternal transfusion
fetometry
fetopathies
fetopathy
fetoplacental
fetoprotein
fetoproteins
fetor
fetor hepaticus
fetor oris
fetors
fetoscope
fetoscopes
fetoscopies
fetoscopy (current term)
fetotoxic
fetotoxicity
fets
fett
fetta
fettas
fetted
fettelite
fetter
fetter bone
fetter bush
fetterbush
fettered
fetterer

Literary usage of Fetoscopy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Early tests involved the analysis of fetal blood obtained by fetoscopy or placenta! aspiration.22 Recent genetic advances, however, have provided a ..."

2. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Early tests involved the analysis of fetal blood obtained by fetoscopy or placental aspiration.30 Genetic advances, however, have provided a ..."

3. Biomedical Issues in U. S. Public Policy (1993)
"Among the report topics that followed were a report on fetoscopy and items related to Freedom of Information Act inquiries (41). ..."

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