Science / Genetics / Amniocentesis: Prenatal diagnosis method using cells in the amniotic fluid to determine the number and kind of chromosomes of the fetus and, when indicated, perform biochemical studies.
Science / Genetics / Amniocyte: Cells obtained by amniocentesis. MORE
Science / Biology / Prenatal Testing: Testing to detect the presence of a genetic disorder in an embryo or fetus; commonly done by amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling. MORE