amniotic

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(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 amnio , amniocentesis
birth, amniotic sac covering baby's head at caul
abnormality of pregnancy; accumulation of excess amniotic fluid hydramnios
(obstetrics) inducing the childbirth process artificially by administering oxytocin or by puncturing the amniotic sac induction of labor
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