- of, relating to, or having an amnion.
Also am·ni·on·ic [am-nee-on-ik] /ˌæm niˈɒn ɪk/, am·nic [am-nik] /ˈæm nɪk/.
Origin of amniotic
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Examples from the Web for amniotic
Chronic uncertainty surrounds children living under occupation like amniotic fluid.More on Palestinian Children
Emily L. Hauser
July 27, 2012
But he has come into the world with an atrophy, a constriction, caused by amniotic threads.Royal Highness
This organ is only found in a completely differentiated form in the amniotic Vertebrata.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
The constant presence of nutritive substances in the amniotic fluid during the whole period of gestation.Simon Magus
George Robert Stow Mead
Intra-uterine amputation by constriction of amniotic bands sometimes occurs (Figs. 168, 169).
In yet others it is partly derived from endoderm and partly from ectoderm (primitive streak of amniotic Vertebrates).
- of or relating to the amnion
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Word Origin and History for amniotic
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