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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

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