HyperDic: fertilized_egg

English > 1 sense of the expression fertilized egg:
NOUNanimalfertilized egg, embryo, conceptusan 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
English > fertilized egg: 1 sense > noun 1, 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.
Synonymsembryo, conceptus
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

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