Amniotic

  • (adj): Of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnion.
    Example: "Amniotic membrane"
    Synonyms: amnionic, amnic

Some articles on amniotic:

Amniotic Cavity
... The amniotic cavity is the closed sac between the embryo and the amnion, containing the amniotic fluid ... The amniotic cavity is formed by the fusion of the parts of the amniotic fold, which first makes its appearance at the cephalic extremity, and subsequently at the caudal end and sides of the embryo ... As the amniotic fold rises and fuses over the dorsal aspect of the embryo, the amniotic cavity is formed ...
Amniotic Epithelial Cells - Amniotic Epithelial Cell Expansion
... Because there is not a sufficient amount of amniotic epithelial cells extracted from a single term placenta to be use in cellular therapies, the cells must be expanded in a lab ... Scientists have found that freezing amniotic epithelial cells causes them to not function as they normally would, which have scientists thinking that the extracellular ...
Autotransfusion - Contraindications - Obstetrics
... is not normally used in Caesarean sections, because the possibility of an amniotic fluid embolism exists ... Emerging literature suggests that amniotic fluid is being cleared during the wash cycle ... be used with strict guidelines of irrigating profusely to remove amniotic fluid and then suctioning the blood that is being lost ...
Amniotic Fluid Index
... Amniotic fluid index (AFI) is a rough estimate of the amount of amniotic fluid and is an index for the fetal well-being ... AFI is the score (expressed in cm) given to the amount of amniotic fluid seen on ultrasonography (aka ultrasound) of a pregnant uterus ... Median AFI level is approximately 14 from week 20 to week 35, when the amniotic fluid begins to reduce in preparation for birth ...
Amniotic Band Constriction
... Amniotic band constriction (also called amniotic band syndrome (ABS), congenital constriction bands or rings, or ADAM (amniotic deformity, adhesions, and mutilations)) is ...