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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

(em´brēol´əjē),
n the study of the origin, growth, development, and function of an organism from fertilization to birth.

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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1-4) The arches are embryologically separated by 4 pharyngeal (or branchial) clefts laterally and 4 pharyngeal pouches medially.
2006), modified from Strathmann (1987), including use of embryologically clean materials and antibiotics.
Semaphorins are embryologically active molecules that regulate nerve growth and direction.
Embryologically, haematopoietic stem cells arise in the yolk sac and many M-NSGCTs contain yolk sac elements.
Embryologically, fossa ovalis membrane is the only remnant of septum primum, the membrane that first forms to divide the left and right atria.
Embryologically, it appears to have had an immunologic function playing a role in the development of white blood cells.
Embryologically, all connective and supportive tissues arise from mesenchymal cells.
In addition, estrogen deprivation may lead to dysuria, urinary frequency, and/or incontinence because the bladder and urethra are embryologically derived from estrogen-sensitive tissue.
Embryologically, the parathyroid glands are derived from tissue in the upper part of the neck that later descends to its permanent location.
The clitoris is embryologically almost identical to the penis, and the crucial engorgement phenomena work the same way.
This is incredible because as we develop embryologically, through fetal stages and infancy, our cells divide to make more of us, but the cells also take on specific tasks.
A congenital vascular malformation (CVM) is defined as "an embryologically developed, inborn error of vascular morphogenesis leading to true structural anomalies".