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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amniotic fluid, amnionic fluid, watersnoun

    the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion

    "before a woman gives birth her waters break"


  1. amniotic fluidnoun

    In placental mammals, a fluid contained within the amnion membrane that surrounds a developing embryo or fetus.


  1. Amniotic fluid

    The amniotic fluid is the protective liquid contained by the amniotic sac of a gravid amniote. This fluid serves as a cushion for the growing fetus, but also serves to facilitate the exchange of nutrients, water, and biochemical products between mother and fetus. For humans, the amniotic fluid is commonly called water or waters (Latin liquor amnii).


  1. amniotic fluid

    Amniotic fluid is the liquid substance that surrounds and protects a fetus inside the uterus during pregnancy. It is composed of water, nutrients, hormones, and fetal cells, and plays vital roles such as facilitating fetal development, providing cushion against external pressure, regulating temperature, as well as aiding the development of the baby's lungs, digestive system, and musculoskeletal system. The fluid is contained in the amniotic sac, also referred to as the membranes.


  1. Amniotic fluid

    Amniotic fluid or liquor amnii is the protective liquid contained by the amniotic sac of a pregnant female.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Amniotic Fluid

    A clear, yellowish liquid that envelopes the FETUS inside the sac of AMNION. In the first trimester, it is likely a transudate of maternal or fetal plasma. In the second trimester, amniotic fluid derives primarily from fetal lung and kidney. Cells or substances in this fluid can be removed for prenatal diagnostic tests (AMNIOCENTESIS).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amniotic fluid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amniotic fluid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Tim Patonai:

    He was so big plus I had almost double the amniotic fluid, so to say I had a big baby belly and that I was absolutely completely uncomfortable isn't enough, however, I would do it all over again if I had to, to get this blessing.

  2. Alan Flake:

    It continuously exchanges amniotic fluid ... in the same way that amniotic fluid is exchanged in the uterus.

  3. Lyle Petersen:

    The other two were miscarriages, in both we found evidence of Zika in the placenta. In addition, Brazil has looked at a number of babies as well and found Zika in the amniotic fluid of two women whose fetuses had evidence of microcephaly via sonogram.

  4. Karin Mitchell:

    Remember, when he was inside the womb there was amniotic fluid, and there was a feeling of that moving across every skin cell of his body, that's what helps babies know, 'Where do I start and where do I stop?'.

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