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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The hollow center resembles the amniotic cavity that in normal development eventually gives rise to the fluid-filled sac that protects and cushions the fetus during development.
With an 18 gaugexU/2 inch hypodermic needle, a hole was drilled through the egg air sac from the broad end of the egg to locate the amniotic cavity after which the amniotic fluid was aspirated using a 21 gaugex1/2 inch needle into a 5 mL syringe from the amniotic cavity.
Bacteria get into the amniotic cavity during pregnancy in various ways, such as crossing the placenta and hematogenous spread, as well as through vaginal colonization and they cause infection (1-3).
Umbilical cord blood samples were tried to gain for genetic analysis, and labor induction by injecting rivanol into amniotic cavity was tried to carry out but both failed because of the position of fetus and oligohydramnios.
However, development of chorioamnionitis or overt infection of the amniotic cavity is associated with high maternal morbidity and sometimes maternal death.
Following rupture of membranes the mechanical protective barrier that isolates the fetus within the intra amniotic cavity is lost.
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.
The amniotic cavity develops from epiblast and three germ layers endoderm mesoderm and ectoderm are developed from hypoblst.
They then measured the amniotic fluid concentration of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and assessed for the presence of microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity (MIAC) by either culture or detection of microbial 16S ribosomal DNA.
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.