forewaters (for-waw-terz) n. the amniotic fluid that escapes from the uterus through the vagina when that part of the amnion lying in front of the presenting part of the fetus ruptures, either spontaneously or by amniotomy. Spontaneous rupture is usual in labour but rupture may occur before labour starts (premature rupture of membranes).
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