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Amnion

Definition noun, plural: amnions The innermost membrane of the extraembryonic or the fetal membranes of amniotes surrounding... Read More

Amniote

Definition noun, plural: amniotes Any of the tetrapod vertebrates belonging to Amniota in which an amnion is formed during... Read More

Anamniote

Definition noun, plural: anamniotes Any of the vertebrates that do not belong to the Amniota, and in which an amnion does... Read More

Amniotic sac

Definition noun, plural: amniotic sacs Fluid-filled sac where the embryo or fetus is suspended in the uterus or in the of... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More

Allantois

Definition noun, plural: allantoises or allantoides An embryonic diverticulum of the hindgut of reptiles, birds, and... Read More

Chorion

Definition noun, plural: chorions (embryology) An extraembryonic membrane surrounding the embryo or the fetus of... Read More

Amniotic Cavity

The fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo.The space found between the amnion and foetus in an... Read More

Water

Water Definition (1) (biochemistry) A chemical substance, with chemical formula H2O, that is a clear, colorless, odorless,... Read More

Placenta

Definition noun, plural: placentae or placentas (1) (zoology) The vascular organ formed during gestation of female mammals... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Yolk sac

Definition noun, plural: yolk sacs A membranous sac formed by the hypoblast and encases the yolk of eggs in bony fishes,... Read More

Amniotic fluid

Definition noun The protective fluid surrounding the developing fetus within the amniotic sac of a pregnant... Read More

Oligohydramnios

Definition noun A condition characterized by a deficiency of amniotic fluid Supplement The amniotic fluid is the fluid that... Read More