Amniotic acid
Amniotic Am`ni*ot"ic, a. [Cf. F. amniotique.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the amnion; characterized by an amnion; as, the amniotic fluid; the amniotic sac. [1913 Webster]

{Amniotic acid}. (Chem.) [R.] See {Allantoin}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Allantoin — Al*lan to*in, n. (Chem.) A crystalline, transparent, colorless substance found in the allantoic liquid of the fetal calf; formerly called allantoic acid and amniotic acid. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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