amnionic fluid


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Related to amnionic fluid: placenta, Amniotic fluid embolism

am·ni·on·ic flu·id

the fluid within the amniotic sac that surrounds the fetus and helps to protect it from mechanical injury.
Synonym(s): liquor amnii

am·ni·on·ic flu·id

, amniotic fluid (am'nē-on'ik flū'id, am'nē-ot'ik)
A liquid within the amnionic sac that surrounds embryo, and later, the fetus and protects it from mechanical injury.
Synonym(s): liquor amnii.
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Fusobacterium nucleatum, a common oral species, is the most frequently cultured oral species from amnionic fluid in women with preterm labor.
Damare et al conducted a pilot investigation that studied the associations among the levels of PGE2 in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF), serum, and amnionic fluid of women who had an amniocentesis.
Also, AFSCs sidestep any controversy involving embryonic stem cells and the use of embryos in research since they come from the amnionic fluid that surrounds a fetus during pregnancy and is discarded after delivery.