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Meaning of AMNIOTIC FLUID

Pronunciation:  `amnee'√Ętik 'flooid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion; "before a woman gives birth her waters break"
 
 Synonyms: amnionic fluid, waters
 
 See Also: amniotic cavity, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The fluid which, contained in the sac of membranes known as the amnion, surrounds the fetus and provides a shock absorber and a secondary vehicle for the exchange of body chemicals with the mother.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the fluid surrounding the fetus.
 

 

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