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Following the embryonic stage of development.


(ˌpəʊstˌɛmbrɪˈɒnɪk) or


(Biology) biology happening after the embryonic stage
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A remarkable but under-investigated example is the thickening of plant stems and roots: It is a purely postembryonic growth process and the group of stem cells responsible the cambium is derived from and embedded in fully differentiated tissues.
Postembryonic development of Gonatopus lunatus Klug (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae: Gonatopodinae), with remarks on its biology.
ABSTRACT In this study the occurrence of sensory structures on the antennules and antennae of the giant river prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) during postembryonic ontogenetic development were examined.
Hemocytes of representatives of Dictyoptera order are motile ones; phagocytes are represented at all stages of their life circle and form cellular component of insects' congenital immune system at postembryonic stage of life [7, 8, 9].
Three more or less discrete temporal phases are frequently distinguished during postembryonic development: a juvenile vegetative phase, an adult vegetative phase, and a reproductive phase (Poethig, 2003).
He was the first to conclude that during postembryonic life, erythropoiesis was taking place in the marrow.
Postembryonic development of the cranial lateral line canals and neuromasts in zebrafish.
The structure, function, and postembryonic development of the male and female copulatory organs of the black widow spider Latrodectus curacaviensis (Muller).
The Mnb gene is essential in cell proliferation and neuronal differentiation during postembryonic neurogenesis (Kentrup et al.
Cell death is an essential phenomenon in cell homeostasis and its occurrence during embryonic and postembryonic development has been well documented.