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Definition of "amniotic" []

  • Pertaining to the amnion. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "amniotic" in a sentence
  • "These stem cells, found in amniotic fluid, could one day lead to a readily available supply of stem cells that don't come with the ethical problems surrounding embryonic stem cells."
  • "After waiting for about half an hour, my translator and I are ushered down a long corridor, past a security door, and through a windowless conference room filled with brand-new imported office furniture still encapsulated in amniotic plastic sacs."
  • "The new Williams credits Clark with the idea that AFE is similar to anaphylaxis and with the suggestion that the name amniotic fluid embolism (or "amnionic," as Williams puts it) is a misnomer."