adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

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

First recorded in 1815–25; amni(on) + -otic
Related formspost·am·ni·ot·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of or relating to the amnion
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Word Origin and History for amniotic

1822, from Modern Latin amnion (see amnion) + -ic.

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