of, relating to, or having an .
Contemporary Examples

Chronic uncertainty surrounds children living under occupation like amniotic fluid.
More on Palestinian Children Emily L. Hauser July 26, 2012

Historical Examples

Intra-uterine amputation by constriction of amniotic bands sometimes occurs (Figs. 168, 169).
Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles

The constant presence of nutritive substances in the amniotic fluid during the whole period of gestation.
Simon Magus George Robert Stow Mead

This organ is only found in a completely differentiated form in the amniotic Vertebrata.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

A special coat for confinement purposes, stained with blood and amniotic fluid, is liable to convey infection.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

In yet others it is partly derived from endoderm and partly from ectoderm (primitive streak of amniotic Vertebrates).
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3 Various

But he has come into the world with an atrophy, a constriction, caused by amniotic threads.
Royal Highness Thomas Mann

In amniotic animals the base of the skull appears bent in on the abdominal side, so that the head sinks upon the breast.
The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2) Ernst Haeckel

of or relating to the amnion

1822, from Modern Latin amnion (see amnion) + -ic.


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