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The amniotic sac, or amnion, is a lining (membrane) inside the
uterus that contains the fetus and the fluid that cushions the fetus (amniotic
fluid). The amniotic sac is also called the "bag of waters."
Current as of:
May 30, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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