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Amniocentesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amniocentesis
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.500.384.050
E01.370.225.998.329.309
E01.370.378.630.050
E04.665.600.309
E05.200.500.384.050
E05.200.998.329.309
E05.242.384.050
Unique ID
D000649
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000649
Scope Note
Percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid. It is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.
NLM Classification #
WQ 209
Previous Indexing
Amnion (1966-1970)
Punctures (1966-1970)
See Also
Chorionic Villi Sampling
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/07/07
Amniocentesis Preferred
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