What Is Amniotic Fluid? - Levels, Function & Composition


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A fetus ______.

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1. Which is not a function of amniotic fluid?

2. The amniotic fluid begins as mainly ______ from the mother and then turn into mainly ______ from the fetus.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of the fetus and amniotic fluid. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of how amniotic fluid helps helps the developing fetus and the test used to determine the health, gender and development of the fetus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Functions of amniotic fluid
  • Composition of amniotic fluid
  • How amniotic fluid helps the developing fetus

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related amniotic fluid lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the composition of amniotic fluid
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the functions of amniotic fluid

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to a amniotic fluid, read through the brief lesson on Characteristics of Amniotic Fluid. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what the amniotic sac is and what it is composed
  • Understand the functions of the amniotic fluid such as protection and lung development
  • Learn about the dangers of oligohydramnios and polyhydramnios