amnioinfusion etymology

English word amnioinfusion comes from English infusion, English amnio- (Amnion; amniotic.)

Detailed word origin of amnioinfusion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
infusion English (eng) (medicine) The administration of liquid substances directly into a vein for medical purposes; perfusion.. (obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.. A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.. The act of installing a quality into a person.. The act of steeping or soaking a substance in liquid so as to extract medicinal or [...]
amnio- English (eng) Amnion; amniotic.
amnioinfusion English (eng) A method of thinning thick meconium that has passed into the amniotic fluid.

Words with the same origin as amnioinfusion

Descendants of amnio-
amnioblast amniocardiac amniocele amniochorial amniochorion amniocyte amnioexchange amniogenesis amniogenic amniographic amniography amniomancy amnioreduction amnioscope amniotomy