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Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

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What is chorionic villus sampling (CVS)? Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is test for pregnant women that checks chorionic villi, tiny finger-like growths found in the placenta. The placenta is the organ that nourishes an unborn baby in the uterus. The test looks for abnormalities in the baby's chromosomes. Chromosomes are parts of cells that contain your genes. Genes are parts of DNA passed down...

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