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1. The branch of biology that deals with the formation, early growth, and development of living organisms.
2. The embryonic structure or development of a particular organism.

em′bry·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), em′bry·o·log′i·cal adj.
em′bry·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
em′bry·ol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.embryologic - of an organism prior to birth or hatching; "in the embryonic stage"; "embryologic development"
immature - not yet mature
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They are thought to result due to the persistence of normally transient embryologic second caecal appendix.
(16) It was argued, however, that they are histologically and immunohistochemically unlike vestiges and embryologic notochord rests, and therefore, this term would be a misnomer.
The embryologic development of the human lateral pterygoid muscle and its relationships with the temporomandibular joint disc and Meckel's cartilage.
During embryologic development, a ventral foregut diverticulum gives rise to the respiratory system.
(3) Due to embryologic relationships, UAPA commonly occurs on the side of the chest opposite the aortic arch.
The embryologic migration pattern of the second branchial arch tract originates in the tonsillar fossa, travels over third arch structures, and terminates in the middle to lower two-thirds of the lateral portion of the neck.
The cysts most commonly arise from ectopic urethral mucosa sequestered during embryologic development.
Rare variations in renal anatomy and blood supply: CT appearances and embryologic background.
In embryologic development, the first and second branchial arches evolve to form not only the external ear but the bones of conduction in the middle ear, the mandible, and structures of the neck, he explained.
Embyrologic development of the inferior vena cava and portal venous system occurs during the 4th-10th weeks of embryologic life.
DISCUSSION: During embryogenesis, the right horn of the sinus venosus incorporates into the right atrium to form the smooth posterior portion of the right atrium, whereas the original embryologic right atrium forms the trabeculated anterior portion.