Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of amniocentesis | Another word for amniocentesis | What is amniocentesis?

Definition 1: (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 - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for amniocentesis in the sense of this definition

(amniocentesis is a kind of ...) any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality

(amniocentesis is a kind of ...) (surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid

(amniocentesis belongs to category ...) the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

More words

Another word for amnio

Another word for amnic

Another word for amnesty

Another word for amnestic aphasia

Another word for amnestic

Another word for amnion

Another word for amnionic

Another word for amnionic fluid

Another word for amnios

Another word for amniota


Other word for amniota

amniota meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce amniota