bag of waters


a fluid-filled membranous sac in the pregnant uterus that encloses and cushions the fetus, normally breaking at or just before the time of birth; the amnion.

Nearby words

  1. bag it,
  2. bag job,
  3. bag lady,
  4. bag moth,
  5. bag of tricks,
  6. bag of wind,
  7. bag people,
  8. bag table,
  9. bag-end,
  10. baganda

Origin of bag of waters

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019