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embryogeny

[em-bree-oj-uh-nee] /ˌɛm briˈɒdʒ ə ni/
noun
1.
the formation and development of the embryo, as a subject of scientific study.
Also, embryogenesis
[em-bree-oh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; embryo- + -geny
Related forms
embryogenic
[em-bree-oh-jen-ik] /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
embryogenetic
[em-bree-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɛm bri oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for embryo-genesis

embryogeny

/ˌɛmbrɪˈɒdʒɪnɪ/
noun
1.
Also called embryogenesis (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs). the formation and development of an embryo
2.
the study of these processes
Derived Forms
embryogenic (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) adjective
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