fetoscopy

fetoscopy

[fee-tos-kuh-pee]
noun, plural fetoscopies.
examination by means of a fetoscope.

Origin:
1970–75; fet(us) + -o- + -scopy

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fetoscope (ˈfiːtəʊˌskəʊp)
 
n
a fibreoptic instrument that can be passed through the abdomen of a pregnant woman to enable examination of the fetus and withdrawal of blood for sampling in prenatal diagnosis
 
fetoscopy
 
n

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