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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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1. (Biology) Also called: embryogenesis the formation and development of an embryo
2. (Biology) the study of these processes
embryogenic, embryogenetic adj
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(ˌɛm briˈɒdʒ ə ni)

also em•bry•o•gen•e•sis

(-oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

the formation and development of the embryo.
em`bry•o•gen′ic (-oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk) em`bry•o•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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the formation and growth of an embryo. — embryogenic, embryogenetic, adj.
See also: Biology, Growth
the formation and growth of an embryo. — embryogenic,embryogenetic, adj.
See also: Cells
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n. embrogenia, origen, crecimiento y desarrollo del embrión.
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