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amniotic sac in Medicine

amniotic sac

n.
  1. amnion

amniotic sac in Science

amniotic sac

  1. See amnion.
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amniotic sac in Culture

amniotic sac

A two-layered membrane that surrounds the embryo or fetus in the uterus. The amniotic sac is filled with fluid in which the embryo or fetus is suspended. (See reproductive systems.)

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