"Amnion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The innermost membranous sac that surrounds and protects the developing embryo which is bathed in the AMNIOTIC FLUID. Amnion cells are secretory EPITHELIAL CELLS and contribute to the amniotic fluid.
- Amniotic Membrane
- Amniotic Membranes
- Membrane, Amniotic
- Membranes, Amniotic
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