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amnioinfusion

Pronunciation: am′nē-ō-in-fyu′zhŭn

Definition: Infusion of warmed saline through an intrauterine catheter during labor, for umbilical cord compromise due to low volume of amnionic fluid, or for thick meconium in labor.

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