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09 February 2004

Chorionic villi sampling (CVS)

A medical procedure in which a catheter is inserted through the vagina and cervix to obtain a small sample of tissue from the edge of the chorion to diagnose possible defects of the developing foetus.

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A medical procedure in which a catheter is inserted through the vagina and cervix to obtain a small sample of tissue from the edge of the chorion to diagnose possible defects of the developing foetus.
 
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