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Mention one positive and one negative application of aminocentesis.     (1 marks)

Amniocentesis is a foetal sex determination test. It is a technique to detect disorder of a foetus.

Positive application : With the help of amniocentesis, if it is confirmed that the child is likely to suffer from some incurable congential defect, the mother can opt for abortion.

Negative application : If it is detected that the child is a girl, many mothers abort the baby. Thus in order to check female foeticide there is a ban on it.

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