Amniotic (adjective)

  1. Relating to the fluid in the amniotic sac that surrounds a developing fetus in the uterus.
  2. Relating to or characteristic of the amniotic fluid or sac.

Origin:

The word 'amniotic' comes from the greek word 'amnion' which means 'a bag or membrane in which a fetus is suspended in the uterus.'.

Examples:

  1. The doctors monitored the amniotic fluid levels closely.
  2. The amniotic fluid was tested for any signs of infection.
  3. The amniotic sac provided a safe and protective environment for the fetus.
  4. An amniotic fluid infusion was performed to help prolong the pregnancy.
  5. The amniotic membrane had ruptured, indicating that labor was imminent.
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