bag of waters

bag of waters
Date: circa 1881 the double-walled fluid-filled sac that encloses and protects the fetus in the womb and that breaks releasing its fluid during the birth process

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  • bag of waters — n the double walled fluid filled sac that encloses and protects the fetus in the mother s womb and that breaks releasing its fluid during the birth process see WATER BAG * * * popular name for the amniotic sac …   Medical dictionary

  • bag of waters — bag′ of wa′ters n. dvl amnion • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • bag of waters — a fluid filled membranous sac in the pregnant uterus that encloses and cushions the fetus, normally breaking at or just before the time of birth; the amnion. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • bag of waters — the double walled fluid filled sac that encloses and protects the fetus in the mother s womb and breaks releasing its fluid during the birth process …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bag — A pouch, sac, or receptacle. [A.S. baelg] Ambu b. proprietary name for a self reinflating b. with nonrebreathing valves to provide positive pressure ventilation during resuscitation with oxygen or air. breathing b. a collapsible reservoir from… …   Medical dictionary

  • waters — Colloquialism for amnionic fluid. bag of w. bag of w.. false w. a leakage of fluid prior to or in beginning labor, before the rupture of the amnion. * * * wa·ters (wawґtərz) popular name for amniotic fluid …   Medical dictionary

  • bagof waters — bag of waters n. See water bag. * * * …   Universalium

  • water bag — noun Date: 1638 1. a bag for holding water; especially one designed to keep water cool for drinking by evaporation through a slightly porous surface 2. bag of waters used especially of domestic animals …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • water bag — n BAG OF WATERS used esp. of domestic animals …   Medical dictionary

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