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.