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Amnion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amnion
Tree Number(s)
A10.615.284.277
A16.254.750.277
Unique ID
D000650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000650
Annotation
not restricted to mammals; intra-amniotic injections = AMNION + INJECTIONS; /‌surg: consider AMNIOTOMY
Scope Note
The innermost membranous sac that surrounds and protects the developing embryo which is bathed in the AMNIOTIC FLUID. Amnion cells are secretory EPITHELIAL CELLS and contribute to the amniotic fluid.
Entry Term(s)
Amniotic Membrane
See Also
Fetoscopy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/11
Amnion Preferred
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