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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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embryology

(ˌɛmbrɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Biology) the branch of science concerned with the study of embryos
2. (Biology) the structure and development of the embryo of a particular organism
embryological, ˌembryoˈlogic adj
ˌembryoˈlogically adv
ˌembryˈologist n
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em•bry•ol•o•gy

(ˌɛm briˈɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. the study of embryonic formation and development.
2. the origin, growth, and development of an embryo: the embryology of the chick.
[1840–50]
em`bry•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) em`bry•o•log′ic, adj.
em`bry•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
em`bry•ol′o•gist, n.
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em·bry·ol·o·gy

(ĕm′brē-ŏl′ə-jē)
The branch of biology that deals with embryos and their development.
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embryology

Study of development of embryos.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embryology - the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organismsembryology - the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
germ layer - (embryology) any of the 3 layers of cells differentiated in embryos following gastrulation
optic cup, eyecup - (embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
teratology - the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism
segmentation, cleavage - (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
implantation, nidation - (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals
regulation - (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered
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Translations
عِلْم الأجِنَّه
embryologi
embriológia
fósturfræîi
embryológia
embriyoloji

embryology

[ˌembrɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nembriología f
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embryology

[ˌɛmbriˈɒlədʒi] nembryologie f
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embryology

nEmbryologie 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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em·bry·ol·o·gy

n. embriología, estudio del embrión y su desarrollo hasta el momento del nacimiento.
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embryology

n embriología
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