amnionic fluid

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Related to amnionic fluid: placenta, Amniotic fluid embolism
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Noun1.amnionic fluid - the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnionamnionic fluid - the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion; "before a woman gives birth her waters break"
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
amniotic cavity - the fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo
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Associations of PFOS with INSL3 and steroid hormone concentrations in amnionic fluid suggest that prenatal PFOS exposure may have affected fetal Leydig cell function in our study population.
Hallak et al, 1993, says magnesium administered parenterally promptly crosses the placenta to achieve equilibrium in fetal serum and less so in amnionic fluid. (4) Gortzak-Uzen et al, 2005 says levels of magnesium in amnionic fluid increase with duration of maternal infusion and has small but significant effects on the fetal heart rate pattern-specifically beat-to-beat variability (5).
Amnionic fluid volume assessment: Comparison of ultrasonographic estimates versus direct measurements with a dye-dilution technique in human pregnancy.