amnioexchange

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

amnio- +‎ exchange

Noun[edit]

amnioexchange (plural amnioexchanges)

  1. (surgery) removal, dilution or replacement of the amniotic fluid
    • 2015 July 1, Jamie Harris et al., “Early Closure of Gastroschisis After Silo Placement Correlates with Earlier Enteral Feeding”, in Journal of Neonatal Surgery[1], volume 4:
      Animal research conducted has aimed at reducing the inflammatory effects on the bowel in utero, including amnioexchange or intra uterine coverage of the defect [15].