Definition of “amniotic fluid” - English Dictionary

british dictionary

“amniotic fluid” in British English

See all translations

amniotic fluidnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌæm.ni.ɒt.ɪkˈfluː.ɪd/ us /-ɑː.t̬ɪkˈ-/ specialized

the liquid that surrounds the embryo of a mammal, bird, or reptile

(Definition of “amniotic fluid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“amniotic fluid” in American English

See all translations

amniotic fluidnoun [ U ]

/ˈæm·niˈɑt̬·ɪk ˈflu·ɪd/

biology the liquid that surrounds an embryo (= growing baby) inside its mother

(Definition of “amniotic fluid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)