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amniotic (adj.)

1822, from amnion + -ic, perhaps from or based on French amniotique. The form is irregular; a classically correct word would be *amniac.

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Definitions of amniotic from WordNet

amniotic (adj.)
of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnion;
amniotic membrane
Synonyms: amnionic / amnic
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