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Reproductive Health

Given below are two statements: one is labelled as Assertion A and the other is labelled as Reason R. Assertion (A): Amniocentesis for sex determination is one of the strategies of Reproductive and Child Health Care programme.
Reason (R): Ban on amniocentesis checks increasing menace of female foeticide.
In the light of the above statements, choose the correct answer from the option given below:

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A is false but R is true

Amniocentesis is a foetal sex determination test based on the chromosomal pattern in the amniotic fluid surrounding the developing embryo.
Statutory ban on amniocentesis for sex-determination to legally check increasing female foeticides.

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