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embryology

 [em″bre-ol´o-je]
the science of the development of the individual during the embryonic stage and, by extension, in several or even all preceding and subsequent stages of the life cycle. adj., adj embryolog´ic.

em·bry·ol·o·gy

(em'brē-ol'ŏ-jē),
Science of the origin and development of the organism from fertilization of the oocyte to the end of the eighth week. Usually used to include all stages of prenatal life.
[embryo- + G. logos, study]

embryology

/em·bry·ol·o·gy/ (em″bre-ol´ah-je) the science of the origin and development of the individual from fertilization of an oocyte to the end of the eighth week of development and, by extension, during any stage of prenatal development.

embryology

(ĕm′brē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The branch of biology that deals with the formation, early growth, and development of living organisms.
2. The embryonic structure or development of a particular organism.

em′bry·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), em′bry·o·log′i·cal adj.
em′bry·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
em′bry·ol′o·gist n.

embryology

[em′brē·ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, en, bryein + logos, science
the study of the origin, growth, development, and function of an organism from fertilization to birth. Kinds of embryology include comparative embryology, descriptive embryology, and experimental embryology. embryologic, embryological, adj.

em·bry·ol·o·gy

(em'brē-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science of the origin and development of the organism from fertilization of the oocyte to the end of the eighth week and, by extension, all subsequent stages up to birth.
[embryo- + G. logos, study]

embryology

The branch of science concerned with the process of physical development of the body, from the time of fertilization of the egg (ovum) to the time of birth.

embryology

the study of the developing EMBRYO in animals or plants.

em·bry·ol·o·gy

(em'brē-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science of the origin and development of the organism from fertilization of the oocyte to the end of the eighth week.
[embryo- + G. logos, study]

embryology

the science of the development of the individual animal during the embryonic stage and, by extension, in several or even all preceding and subsequent stages of the life cycle.
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Although the pigmented mantle organ appears similar in the Notaspidea and Cephalaspidea, ultrastructural and detailed embryological studies are needed to determine if they are homologous.
Genetic laws have always been dominant factors in embryological evolution producing anomalies and causing suffering in parents and their progeny.
Embryological study on Mosla chinensis (Lamiaceae).
Embryological Significance: The development of the atlas and axis from the embryological stage to adult life differs from that of other vertebrae because the first two cervical bones are especially adapted to support the head and provide a wide range of head motion.
Considering humans and animals, they describe the development of two sensory systems that are close at the embryological stage but diverge during development and display conspicuous functional differences at the adult stage.
4] The embryological anomaly is from premature division of the metanephric bud; the number of kidneys probably reflects the number of abnormal divisions of the progenitor cells.
There are several embryological theories available; some advocate a developmental arrest between the 5th and 12th week of intrauterine life.
This report presents a case of unilateral SUA along with a review of the literature, embryological basis and explanation of its clinical significance.
Second, it should answer philosophical questions raised by the study of embryological development if, as seems true, there are any.
The embryological origin of CMCC has been disputed, but the most widely accepted explanation is failure of fusion of the branchial arches in the midline.
Thus, it could be suggested that both arterial and venous variations come from specific embryological disturbance, which would persevere embryological renal vessels that should disappear in normal development.
This collection of articles charts pancreatic conditions at their anatomical and embryological bases as well as how those situations are related to age-related lesions and atrophy.