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am·ni·on

 (ăm′nē-ən, -ŏn′)
n. pl. am·ni·ons or am·ni·a (-nē-ə)
A tough, thin membrane that forms a sac enclosing the embryo or fetus of a mammal, bird, or reptile. It is filled with a serous fluid in which the embryo or fetus is suspended.

[New Latin, from Greek amneion, variant of amneios, amnion, and from amnion, amnion, both from amnos, lamb; akin to Irish úan, Latin agnus, and Old Church Slavonic agnę, lamb.]

am′ni·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk), am′ni·on′ic (-ŏn′ĭk) adj.

amnionic

(ˌæmnɪˈɒnɪk)
adj
another word for amniotic
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Adj.1.amnionic - of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnionamnionic - of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnion; "amniotic membrane"