HyperDic: amniote

English > 1 sense of the word amniote:
NOUNanimalamnioteany member of the Amniota
English > amniote: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny member of the Amniota.
Member ofAmniotaHigher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development
Partsamnion, amniotic sac, amniosThin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
chorionThe outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
Broadervertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Spanishamniota, amniote

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