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 (ĕm′brē-ŏn′ĭk) also em·bry·on·al (ĕm′brē-ə-nəl)
1. Of, relating to, or being an embryo.
2. also em·bry·ot·ic (-ŏt′ĭk) Rudimentary; incipient: an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing.

[From Medieval Latin embryō, embryōn-, embryo; see embryo.]

em′bry·on′ic·al·ly adv.
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Adj.1.embryonal - of an organism prior to birth or hatching; "in the embryonic stage"; "embryologic development"
immature - not yet mature
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adj embrionario; — carcinoma carcinoma embrionario
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"We found no association of specific modes of IVF treatment or indication for IVF with overall cancer or embryonal tumours."
Over the next few days, tests gave a more specific diagnosis: Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of the Liver (UESL), a diagnosis so rare her doctor said he had only come across four cases in 20 years.
Correlating the history, site of lesion, radiological findings and the typical histological features we diagnosed it as a case of embryonal tumour with multi-layered rosettes.
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Using this technology, pluripotent stem cells were obtained that resembled very closely typical early embryonal cells.
Several months later, on June 16, 1970, he died at age 26 from embryonal cell carcinoma.