HyperDic: embryo

English > 2 senses of the word embryo:
NOUNplantembryo(botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
animalembryo, conceptus, fertilized eggan animal organism in the early stages / stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
embryo > pronunciation
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English > embryo: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaning(botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium.
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broaderplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Spanishembrión
Catalanembrió
English > embryo: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAn animal organism in the early stages / stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life.
Synonymsconceptus, fertilized egg
Partsumbilical cord, umbilicalmembranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
Narrowerblastula, blastosphereEarly stage / stage of an embryo produced by cleavage of an ovum
gastrulaDouble-walled stage / stage of the embryo resulting from invagination of the blastula
morulaA solid mass of blastomeres that forms when the zygote splits
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishembrión
Catalanembrió
Adjectivesembryonic, embryoticin an early stage of development
embryonic, embryonalof an organism prior to birth or hatching

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