HyperDic: embryonic

English > 2 senses of the word embryonic:
ADJECTIVEallembryonic, embryologic, embryonalof an organism prior to birth or hatching
allembryonic, embryoticin an early stage of development
embryonic > pronunciation
Soundseh.mbriyaa'nihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > embryonic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf an organism prior to birth or hatching.
Example"in the embryonic stage"
Synonymsembryologic, embryonal
Broaderimmaturenot yet mature
Spanishembrionario
Nounsembryoan 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
embryologythe branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
English > embryonic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn an early stage of development.
Examples
  • "the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre"
  • "an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing"
Synonymembryotic
BroaderearlyBeing or occurring at an early stage / stage of development
Spanishembrionario
Nounsembryoan 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

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