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    Amniocentesis

    Picture of how an amniocentesis is done

    Wavy lines mean ultrasound waves. During amniocentesis, amniotic fluid is drawn from the uterus.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Siobhan M. Dolan, MD, MPH - Reproductive Genetics
    Last Revised April 4, 2012

    Last Revised: April 4, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Siobhan M. Dolan, MD, MPH - Reproductive Genetics

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