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adj. - Of or related to the thin membranous fluid-filled sac surrounding the embryo or characterized by developing a thin membranous fluid-filled sac surrounding the embryo

Usage examples (38)
  • amniotic membrane
  • In this way a cavity, a., lined by epiblast, and called the amniotic cavity, is formed.
  • In these cases, fetal surgery, called amniotic band release surgery, may be considered.
  • For a very few women, the scan may detect something a little more serious - a condition called amniotic band syndrome, or ABS. for more
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