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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


adj embrionario; — carcinoma carcinoma embrionario
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Pure embryonal carcinoma of the testis is relatively rare neoplasm.
Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver is the third most common hepatic malignancy in children <15 years of age.
Embryonal carcinoma, which made up 10% of our patient's tumor content, spreads predominantly via hematogenous and lymphatic routes.
1) Two major types have been described: adult-pleomorphic and juvenile, which consists of elements of alveolar, embryonal, and botryoid with 1 element usually predominating.
PARIS -- Cytheris SA, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development of new therapies for immune modulation, today announced the initiation of a Phase I/IIa clinical trial of IL-7 in support of tumor lysate/KLH pulsed dendritic cell vaccines in a pilot study of tumor vaccination in patients with metastatic or recurrent pediatric solid tumors and altered T cell homeostasis, including patients with Ewing's sarcoma family of tumors (ESFT), rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, synovial cell sarcoma, desmoplastic small round cell tumor, undifferentiated sarcoma, and embryonal sarcoma.
1mIu/ml and it decreased to 29176mIu/ml by 5th day of admission confirming embryonal demise.
The term undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) was introduced by Stocker and Ishak (1) in 1978 to describe groups of mesenchymal tumor in the liver that did not show evidence of differentiation.
3] We present a case of rupture of undiagnosed embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma after SWL in an 11-year-old girl.
For craniopharyngioma and embryonal tumours, results were comparable to KNP study who reported 3.
The histological types seen were seminoma (8), embryonal carcinoma (8), teratoma (5) and mixed (3) (Fig.
1) Although there is controversy regarding the true nature of POT as a newly-recognized embryonal neoplasm of immature dental tissue exhibiting progressive growth potential or just a histopathological variant of ameloblastic fibroma, or odontogenic myxoma/fibroma.
The great majority (approximately 95%) of primary testicular tumors, including seminoma, embryonal carcinoma, YST, choriocarcinoma, and others, are of germ cell origin, and accurate subtyping is important for proper management and prognosis.