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See also Embryo, and embryo-

English[]

Wikipedia

Etymology[]

A Medieval Latin corruption of Ancient Greek ἔμβρυον (embruon), fetus), from ἐν (en-), in-) + βρύω (bruō), I grow, swell).

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɛmbɹiəʊ/

Noun[]

Singular
Embryo

Plural
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  1. In the reproductive cycle, the stage after the fertilization of the egg that precedes the development into a foetus.
  2. An organism in the earlier stages of development before it emerges from the egg, or before metamorphosis.
  3. In viviparous animals, the young animal's earliest stages in the mother's body
  4. In humans, usually the cell growth up to the end of the seventh week in the mother's body
  5. (botany) A rudimentary plant contained in the seed.
  6. The beginning; the first stage of anything.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 419:
      it dives into the heart of the observed, and there espies evil, as it were, in the first embryo [...]

Derived terms[]

Related terms[]

  • foetus, fetus
  • zygote

Translations[]

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Dutch[]

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Noun[]

Embryo n. (plural embryo's)

  1. embryo

Derived terms[]

  • embryologie

Finnish[]

Noun[]

Embryo

  1. embryo

Declension[]

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Swedish[]

Noun[]

Template:Sv-noun-reg-n Embryo n.

  1. embryo; an unborn baby that is less developed than a foetus.
  2. embryo; an organism in the earlier stages of development before it emerges from the egg, or before metamorphosis.

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