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  • Between 10 and 14 weeks of pregnancy, physicians may use an ultrasound to look for a thickness at the nuchal translucency, a pocket of fluid in back of the embryo's neck, which may indicate a cardiac defect in 55 percent of cases.
  • Called nuchal translucency, the measurement tends to be larger in fetuses with genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome, trisomy 13, trisomy 18, Turner syndrome, and triploidy.
  • Sound waves will be recorded to measure the fluid beneath the skin at the back of the baby's neck, this is called nuchal translucency.
  • On the positive side, food color is inexpensive, easy to acquire, and won't change the translucency of the soap.
  • It has a firm gelatinous consistence and wax-like lustre, and, microscopically, is found to be homogeneous and structureless, with a translucency like that of ground-glass.