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amnion

noun [C] uk   /ˈæm.ni.ən/ (plural amnions or amnia   //   ) specialized us  
a bag made of thin skin that contains amniotic fluid and surrounds the embryo of a mammal, bird, or reptile inside its motherSexual and reproductive organs
amniotic
adjective uk   /ˌæm.niˈɒt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
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