amniotic sac

noun

Definition of amniotic sac

: amnion

Examples of amniotic sac in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 9 Mar. 2022 En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 9 Mar. 2022 En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 9 Mar. 2022 En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 9 Mar. 2022 En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 9 Mar. 2022 En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 9 Mar. 2022 For example, in rare cases an infection can make the amniotic sac rupture before the fetus is viable. New York Times, 26 Nov. 2021 En caul is the term used when a baby is born inside the still-intact amniotic sac. Benjamin Vanhoose, PEOPLE.com, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of amniotic sac

1831, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2022

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“Amniotic sac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amniotic%20sac. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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amniotic sac

noun

Medical Definition of amniotic sac

: amnion

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