amniotic cavity

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Related to amniotic cavity: amniotic fluid, chorion, yolk sac
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Noun1.amniotic cavity - the fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryoamniotic cavity - the fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
amnionic fluid, amniotic fluid, waters - the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion; "before a woman gives birth her waters break"
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I will take advantage of the ultrasound-guided in utero microinjections of lentivirus into the amniotic cavity, which has been recently developed in our lab and allows to test the function of thousands of genes simultaneously.
Echebiri said he felt the test would be a good noninvasive alternative to the invasive standard test of indigo carmine dye injection into the amniotic cavity.
The human amniotic membrane comprises the innermost layer of the placenta, and lines the amniotic cavity.