It is this uncertainty that drives many religious objectors: they protest if there is any chance an embryo could be harmed.
Like the Mississippi amendment, the Oklahoma law defines an embryo as a legal person.
In Germany, for instance, you create one embryo and you implant that embryo.
The intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role was in the embryo stage.
But as the pregnancy progressed, she felt less sure of her decision, her reservations growing with the embryo inside her.
In a very few hours the embryo is sufficiently formed to swim in the water.
The embryo is then ready to separate from the maternal body (Fig. 22).
Having cleared out the egg as far as possible, fill it up with water to assist in the decomposition of the embryo.
From what we see of the Kaipara towns, they are very much in embryo as yet.
Amnion cavity: a tube-like insinking from the ventral plate of the embryo, extending cephalad.
mid-14c., from Medieval Latin embryo, from Greek embryon "a young one," in Homer, "young animal," later, "fruit of the womb," literally "that which grows," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + bryein "to swell, be full."
embryo em·bry·o (ěm'brē-ō')
n. pl. em·bry·os
An organism in its early stages of development, especially before it has reached a distinctively recognizable form.
An organism at any time before full development, birth, or hatching.
The fertilized egg of a vertebrate animal following cleavage.
In humans, the prefetal product of conception from implantation through the eighth week of development.
embryo- or embry-
embryonic adjective (ěm'brē-ŏn'ĭk)
A developing plant or animal. A plant embryo is an undeveloped plant inside a seed. An animal embryo is the animal as it develops from the single cell of the zygote until birth. Among humans and most other mammals, the embryo is carried in the mother's womb.
Note: The term is occasionally used to denote a new or developing idea or project: “The idea for the complete theory was already present in his work, in embryo form, in 1950.”