WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
an•am•ni•ote  (an amnē ōt′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Developmental Biologyany of the vertebrates of the group Anamnia (Anamniota), comprising the cyclostomes, fishes, and amphibians, characterized by the absence of an amnion during the embryonic stage. Cf. amniote.
  • Neo-Latin Anamniota. See an-1, amniote

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