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fetoscopy

Pronunciation: fe-tos'ko-pe

Definition: Use of a fiberoptic endoscope to view the fetus and the fetal surface of the placenta transabdominally, and also for collection of fetal blood from the umbilical vein for antenatal diagnosis of fetal disorders.

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