embryogenesis

embryogeny

[em-bree-oj-uh-nee]
noun
the formation and development of the embryo, as a subject of scientific study.
Also, embryogenesis [em-bree-oh-jen-uh-sis] .


Origin:
1825–35; embryo- + -geny

embryogenic [em-bree-oh-jen-ik] , embryogenetic [em-bree-oh-juh-net-ik] , adjective
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embryogeny (ˌɛmbrɪˈɒdʒɪnɪ)
 
n
1.  Also called: embryogenesis the formation and development of an embryo
2.  the study of these processes
 
embryogenic
 
adj

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embryogenesis em·bry·o·gen·e·sis (ěm'brē-ō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs) or em·bry·og·e·ny (-ŏj'ə-nē)
n.
The development and growth of an embryo, especially the period from the second week through the eighth week following conception.


em'bry·o·gen'ic (-jěn'ĭk) adj.
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