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  1. abdominal muscles
    the muscles in the abdominal wall surrounding the uterus and gut
  2. amniotic fluid
    fluid that surrounds the fetus in the amniotic sac during pregnancy. Acts as a shock absorber to prevent injury and allows the skeleton and lungs of the fetus to develop properly.
  3. anesthesiologist
    a doctor trained to administer pain medication.
  4. anesthetic
    a drug used to prevent pain during surgery or other procedures. A general anesthetic makes the person unconscious. A local anesthetic numbs the area where the surgery is to be performed. Local anesthetics may be combined with sedatives to make a person relaxed and sleepy but not unconscious.
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