amnion

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From Latin amnion (membrane around a fetus), from Ancient Greek ἀμνίον (amníon, bowl in which the blood of victims was caught).

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amnion (plural amnions or amnia)

  1. (anatomy) The innermost membrane of the fetal membranes of reptiles, birds, and mammals; the sac in which the embryo is suspended.

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From Latin amnion (membrane around a fetus), from Ancient Greek ἀμνίον (amníon, bowl in which the blood of victims was caught).

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amnion m (uncountable)

  1. amnion

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amnion

  1. accusative singular of amnio