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amnionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæm.ni.ən/ (plural amnions or amnia uk   // us   ) specialized
a ​bag made of ​thinskin that ​containsamnioticfluid and ​surrounds the embryo of a ​mammal, ​bird, or ​reptile inside ​itsmother
amniotic
adjective uk   /ˌæm.niˈɒt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
(Definition of amnion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (哺乳动物、鸟类或爬行动物胎儿的)羊膜…
in Chinese (Traditional) (哺乳動物、鳥類或爬行動物胎兒的)羊膜…
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