embryogenesis

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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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