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bag of waters Syllabification: bag of wa·ters

Definition of bag of waters in English:


Another term for amniotic sac.
Example sentences
  • A few hours later, her bag of waters was broken artificially; 36 hours later, Tracy was recovering from a C-section after delivering a healthy, 7-pound baby girl.
  • Untreated, they may face an increased risk of miscarriage and premature rupture of the membranes (bag of waters).
  • But my disappointment soon soured to irritation, beginning with the OB's offer to rupture the bag of waters.
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