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Amniotic Sac

Thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals).amniotic sac

(Science: anatomy, obstetrics) sac, enclosing the embryo of amniote vertebrates, that provides a fluid environment to prevent dehydration during development of land based animals.

See: amnion.


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Cell division research question

I am doing a research project for in order to obtain my phd. I want to research the effects of cell division under the conditions present in amniotic fluid. However I can not for the life of me find any specific information on the chemical make-up of amniotic fluid. I also can't find any specifics ...

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by nic662147
Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:47 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell division research question
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Re: Aminocentesis

Amniocentesis (also referred to as amniotic fluid test or AFT), is a medical procedure used in prenatal diagnosis of ... fluid, which contains fetal tissues, is extracted from the amnion or amniotic sac surrounding a developing fetus, and the fetal DNA is examined for genetic abnormalities.

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by seders99
Fri May 01, 2009 3:09 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Aminocentesis
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MECONIUM

... I googled to see what it is and its actually the first stool of an infant. It has more of a tarry consistency. Sometimes its expelled into the amniotic fluid and the baby inhales it. Wiki has a page on it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meconium

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by Katy_Bobbles
Fri Jul 13, 2007 8:38 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mircomium
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Evolution of reproduction: Mobility of cells

Reptiles developed the amniotic egg and internal fertilisation. there reproduction was truly water-independent. Since fertilization takes place inside the body of the female it does not require water(take note that external fertilization ...

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by Heronumber0
Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of reproduction: Mobility of cells
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Evolution of reproduction: Mobility of cells

... have resolved the problem of sperm finding eggs, since the female only lays eggs when the male is there to fertilise them. Reptiles developed the amniotic egg and internal fertilisation. there reproduction was truly water-independent. Since fertilization takes place inside the body of the female ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of reproduction: Mobility of cells
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