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  • amniocentesis — [ˌamnɪəʊsɛn ti:sɪs] noun (plural amniocenteses si:z) a process in which amniotic fluid is sampled using a hollow needle inserted into the uterus, to screen for abnormalities in the developing fetus. Origin 1950s: from amnion + Gk kentēsis… …   English new terms dictionary

  • amnion — [ amnɪən] noun (plural amnions or amnia) the innermost membrane that encloses the embryo of a mammal, bird, or reptile. Derivatives amniotic adjective Origin C17: from Gk, caul , dimin. of amnos lamb …   English new terms dictionary

  • amniote — [ amnɪəʊt] noun Zoology an animal whose embryo develops in an amnion and chorion and has an allantois, i.e. a mammal, bird, or reptile. Origin C19: from mod. L. Amniota, back form. from amniotic (see amnion) …   English new terms dictionary

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  • omnibus — om|ni|bus1 [ amnı,bʌs ] noun count 1. ) a book containing several stories that have already been printed separately 2. ) BRITISH a radio or television program that consists of several programs that have already been broadcast separately 3. ) an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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