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amniotic sac

Syllabification: am·ni·ot·ic sac

Definition of amniotic sac in English:

noun

The fluid-filled sac that contains and protects a fetus in the womb.
Example sentences
  • The doctor can then open the amniotic sac and remove the baby.
  • Care was exercised not to separate the amniotic sac into its components, the chorion and amnion.
  • Mrs. Marlow's waters had not broken, so Connor was being born inside the amniotic sac.

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