Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- [As Amniota + -ic; = French amniotique.]
- Pertaining to the amnion; contained in the amnion: as, the amniotic fluid.
- Possessing an amnion; belonging to the Amnionata, as a mammal, bird, or reptile. See Amnionata.
- Also amnic.
- In botany, the embryo-sac.
- adj. Pertaining to the amnion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the amnion; characterized by an amnion
- adj. of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnion
“These stem cells, found in amniotic fluid, could one day lead to a readily available supply of stem cells that don't come with the ethical problems surrounding embryonic stem cells.”
“After waiting for about half an hour, my translator and I are ushered down a long corridor, past a security door, and through a windowless conference room filled with brand-new imported office furniture still encapsulated in amniotic plastic sacs.”
“The new Williams credits Clark with the idea that AFE is similar to anaphylaxis and with the suggestion that the name amniotic fluid embolism (or "amnionic," as Williams puts it) is a misnomer.”
“January 2007 – Scientists at Wake Forest University led by Dr. Anthony Atala and Harvard University report discovery of a new type of stem cell in amniotic fluid. [”
“He suffered from a condition called amniotic band syndrome ABS, also known as temporal band syndrome.”
“Spaces appear between the remaining cells of the mass (Fig. 11), and by the enlargement and coalescence of these spaces a cavity, termed the amniotic cavity (Fig. 12), is gradually developed.”
“In this way a cavity, a., lined by epiblast, and called the amniotic cavity, is formed.”
“The embryo floats in a watery fluid, which fills the space between the embryo and the amnion, and is called the amniotic fluid”
“In the spring of 1992 Michael Benson got a potentially brilliant idea about a mysterious disease known as amniotic fluid embolism.”
“For a very few women, the scan may detect something a little more serious - a condition called amniotic band syndrome, or ABS.”
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