amniotic fluid

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amniotic fluid

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the fluid surrounding the fetus in the womb

am′niot′ic flu′id


n.
the watery fluid in the amnion, in which the embryo is suspended.
[1850–55]
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Noun1.amniotic fluid - the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnionamniotic 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