amnionic fluid

noun
the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
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before a woman gives birth her waters break

Syn: ↑amniotic fluid, ↑waters
Hypernyms: ↑liquid body substance, ↑bodily fluid, ↑body fluid, ↑humor, ↑humour
Part Holonyms: ↑amniotic cavity

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