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Definition 1: thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for amnion in the sense of this definition

(amnion is a kind of ...) a structure resembling a bag in an animal

(... is part of amnion) any member of the Amniota

(... is part of amnion) any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus

(amnion belongs to category ...) any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk

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