embryologist


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em·bry·ol·o·gy

 (ĕm′brē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embryologist - a physician who specializes in embryology
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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Translations
إخْتِصاصي بِعِلْم الأجِنَّه
embryolog
embriológus
fósturfræîingur
embryológ
embriyoloji bilgini

embryologist

[ˌembrɪˈɒledʒɪst] Nembriólogo/a m/f
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embryologist

[ˌɛmbriˈɒlədʒɪst] nembryologiste mf
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embryologist

nEmbryologe m, → Embryologin f
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embryo

(ˈembriəu) nounplural ˈembryos
1. a young animal or plant in its earliest stages in seed, egg or womb. An egg contains the embryo of a chicken; (also adjective) the embryo child.
2. (also adjective) (of) the beginning stage of anything. The project is still at the embryo stage.
ˌembryˈology (-ˈolədʒi) noun
the science of the formation and development of the embryo.
ˌembryoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
ˌembryˈologist noun
ˌembryˈonic (-ˈonik) adjective
in an early stage of development.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ms Purdy, who was also an embryologist, worked with scientist Robert Edwards and medic Patrick Steptoe in the development of IVF.
For identifying sperm in testicular tissue, experience of the embryologist in tissue preparation using methods, such as mechanical mincing technique, and using erythrocyte-lysing buffer or collagenase is very important.
As the lead embryologist with GCRM Fertility, her job involves collecting and storing eggs and sperm samples, which are mixed together in the hope of fertilisation.
An Embryologist Qin Jinzhou, said he injected a gene editing tool in some of the embryos he handled.
Mrs Brown, now a mother-of-two living in Bristol with her husband, Wesley Mullinder, said that the contribution of embryologist Jean Purdy deserved greater recognition, alongside the better-known involvement of gynaecologist Patrick Steptoe and physiologist Robert Edwards.
Speaking during an infertility awareness media training held by Merck Foundation at Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi, Dr Wanjiku, an embryologist, said there are only nine fertility centres in the country and only one is based in Mombasa with the rest in Nairobi and they dont open daily.COST TOO HIGHThe cost of having to travel far to get treated is too high and the treatment is also not affordable for mwananchi, she said.
Utilising currently available methods, the embryologist has been challenged to select the "right" sperm for use in ART procedures.
Dr Styliani Andronikou, laboratory director and consultant embryologist at the Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre, said: "The transfer of embryos is strictly as per the clinical history of the patient to reduce the occurrence of multiple pregnancies.
Mr Ademola Aladejare, a senior embryologist, Vine branch Fertility Centre said adjunct procedure now allow for saving eggs for future use, genetic screening of gamete for diseases prior to implantation among others.
Bryan Woodward, a consultant clinical embryologist and chairman of the UK's professional body for male infertility, the Association of Biomedical Andrologists (ABA), added: "Fifteen to 30 per cent of cured male cancer patients will never recover functional spermatogenesis.
However, Anurag Bishnoi, embryologist and owner of the clinic where Kaur received IVF, said he was comfortable with the couple's respective ages.