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Amniotic fluid syndrome

Amniotic fluid syndrome

(Science: syndrome) pulmonary embolic phenomena thought to be due to infusion of amniotic fluid containing epithelial squames into maternal blood vessels; shock ensues and sudden death may occur.

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... involves culturing the 'skin' cells from an amniotic fluid to look for chromosomal problems (eg +21 [down syndrome]) thie entire field is called "Cytogenetics". ...

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by LilKim
Sun Nov 12, 2006 5:04 pm
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