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amniotic fluid

noun

Definition of amniotic fluid

  1. :  the serous fluid in which the embryo or fetus is suspended within the amnion



Circa 1855

First Known Use of amniotic fluid

circa 1855


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amniotic fluid

noun

Medical Definition of amniotic fluid

  1. :  the serous fluid in which the embryo and fetus is suspended within the amnion



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