amnion amnion

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  • (n) thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)

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  1. Another kept it going through 28 transplantations in cells of human amnion ("bag of waters").
  2. However, most physicians believe the limbs are prevented from growing normally by the adhesions or contractions of the amnion, the sac that contains the embryo, or by lack of .
  3. Both male female babies slough off many different types of cells into the amnion ("bag of waters") in which they are carried.

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  • MiMedx shares dive following letter from FDA

    Shares of MiMedx Group tumbled Wednesday after the company received a letter from the Food and Drug Administration about regulatory violations. MiMedx said the letter concerns the marketing of its Amnion ...
    on September 5, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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