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amniotic

[ am-nee-ot-ik ]
/ ˌæm niˈɒt ɪk /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

of, relating to, or having an amnion.

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Also am·ni·on·ic [am-nee-on-ik], /ˌæm niˈɒn ɪk/, am·nic [am-nik]. /ˈæm nɪk/.

Origin of amniotic

First recorded in 1815–25; amni(on) + -otic

OTHER WORDS FROM amniotic

post·am·ni·ot·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for amniotic

amniotic
/ (ˌæmnɪˈɒtɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the amnion
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