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Amniotic fluid

Amniotic fluid

(Science: anatomy, obstetrics) The fluid that surrounds the developing foetus within the amniotic Sac. This environment cushions the baby from injury and plays an important role in foetal development.

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Cell division research question

... 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 ...

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Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:47 am
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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 genetic abnormalities and fetal ...

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Fri May 01, 2009 3:09 am
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... 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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Extraembryonic Membranes

... on essential metabolism while sealed within the egg . Surrounded by amniotic fluid, the embryo is kept as moist as a fish embryo in a pond.

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by dipjyoti
Sun Feb 18, 2007 11:05 am
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Topic: Extraembryonic Membranes
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The Fiber Disease

... blood and organs, or are passed through the body in breast milk, urine, amniotic fluid, feces, sweat, semen, hair and nails While the only true way to know what chemicals are ...

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Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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