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Introduction: Amnion

Description of Amnion

Amnion: Membrane around the fetus or embryo.

Amnion: thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Amnion: extraembryonic membrane which contains the embryo and amniotic fluid.
Source: CRISP

Amnion: The innermost membranous sac that surrounds and protects the developing EMBRYO which is bathed in the AMNIOTIC FLUID. Amnion cells are secretory EPITHELIAL CELLS and contribute to the amniotic fluid.
Source: MeSH 2007

Amnion: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Amnion:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • Amniotic Membrane

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Amnion

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Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Amnion:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Amnion

The following list attempts to classify Amnion into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • sac
  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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