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 (ĕm′brē-ō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs) also em·bry·og·e·ny (-ŏj′ə-nē)
The development and growth of an embryo.

em′bry·o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk), em′bry·o·ge·net′ic (-ō-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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Conventionally, wounding the surface of explants can initiate callus tissues or direct regeneration through organogenesis or embryogenesis in in vitro culture [1, 3].
Review of literature revealed variably sized lesions of ectopic prostate tissue involving a variety of organs outside the urinary tract including pericolic fat anal canal uterine cervix spleen and seminal vesicle.2-9 The ectopic location might be related to the abnormal embryogenesis or divergent differentiation of the prostate rectum and bladder.3
For this purpose, it will be interesting to improve using somaclonal variation in vitro, mainly somatic budding or embryogenesis of the callus.
Somatic embryogenesis for cloning the endangered species Bellevalia dubia.
In the sense, somatic embryogenesis is a method used in the production of new embryos from pre-existing somatic embryos.
By the 1980s, the first studies with coconut cloning based on somatic embryogenesis were published.
Morphological and biochemical changes during somatic embryogenesis in mahogany, Swietenia macrophylla (Meliaceae)
Kintzios & Michaelakis (1999) investigated callus induction and somatic embryogenesis of flower end tissue explants in MS medium containing 26.8 [micro]M NAA and 11.5 [micro]M Kinetin levels.
(2011), being organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis among the most promising techniques for this objective (Guerra et al., 1999; Lavanya et al., 2014).