am·​nio ˈam-nē-ō How to pronounce amnio (audio)
plural amnios

Examples of amnio in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As of now only a few percent of the ~5 million pregnancies in the USA are subject to amnio or c.v.s. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 29 Dec. 2011 More than halfway through her pregnancy, the amnio results arrived. Anna Clark, ProPublica, 6 Dec. 2022 Companies also play up the danger of diagnostic tests like amnio. Anna Clark, ProPublica, 6 Dec. 2022 There was no reason to do a CVS or an amnio, this time. The Cut, The Cut, 29 Mar. 2018 Guests in line get a look at the ride's high-tech research lab to see an avatar in its growth state inside an amnio tank. Sara Stewart, CNN, 26 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amnio was in 1983

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Cite this Entry

“Amnio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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