amniotic cavity

n.

The fluid-filled cavity surrounding the developing embryo.

Nearby words

  1. amniorrhexis,
  2. amnioscope,
  3. amnioscopy,
  4. amniote,
  5. amniotic,
  6. amniotic fluid,
  7. amniotic fold,
  8. amniotic sac,
  9. amniotome,
  10. amniotomy


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