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Vocabulary Term Details

Amnion

Definition (http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?o2=&o0=1&o8=1&o1=1&o7=&o5=&o9=&o6=&o3=&o4=&s=amnion)

Thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals). (WordNet)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Foetal membranes
N/AN/A

This term is used for the following terms: 
Amnios
Amniotic sac

Approved Date
19-Apr-2013

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