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em·bry·on·ic

(em'brē-on'ik),
Of, pertaining to, or in the condition of an embryo.

embryonic

(ĕm′brē-ŏn′ĭk) also

embryonal

(ĕm′brē-ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or being an embryo.
2. also embryotic (-ŏt′ĭk) Rudimentary; incipient: an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing.

em′bry·on′ic·al·ly adv.

embryonic

See embryo.

embryonic

adjective
(1) Unborn, in utero.
(2) Undeveloped, developing, unformed, fledgling.

embryonic

adjective Undeveloped, related to an embryo

embryonic

Pertaining to, or to the state of being, an EMBRYO.

Embryonic

In the life cycle of the round worm, a very early life stage occurring within the uterus of the female round worm.

embryonic

emanating from or pertaining to embryo. See also embryo.

embryonic death
see early embryonic mortality (below).
embryonic disk
larger cells of the mammalian blastocyst which develop into the embryo.
early embryonic mortality
death of the embryo, i.e. before it becomes a fetus; a principal cause of temporary infertility in farm livestock. Amongst causes are errors in timing of insemination, chromosomal defects, asynchronous development of the endometrium.
embryonic period
see embryo.
embryonic regulation
ability of embryonic tissues to recognize changes in their size and location and to make the necessary adjustments to form the disk-shaped assembly of appropriate structures.
embryonic stem cell
stem cell of fetal origin.
embryonic vesicle
see chorionic vesicle.
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When the researchers ground the cells up and compared the genetic bits with those in embryonic stem cells, they didn't see much of a difference.
For FY 2011, NIH has estimated that $358 million of its budget would go to human nonembryonic stem cell research and $126 million to human embryonic stem cell research.
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My feeling is that the political controversy set the field back four or five years," said James Thomson, who led a team at the University of Wisconsin involved in Tuesday's breakthrough and who discovered human embryonic stem cells in 1998.
At council meetings, I consistently sensed resistance to presenting human embryonic stem cell research in a way that would acknowledge the scientific, experimentally verified realities," Blackburn, one of two cell biologists on the commission, wrote in an article that appeared in The Washington Post.
To date, research on embryonic stem cells has yielded no usable medical therapies.
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Embryonic stem cells are taken from embryos that are then destroyed.
Bush addressed the nation from the Oval Office to discuss his much-anticipated decision regarding the future of embryonic stem cell research in the United States.
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In the laboratory, sperm and egg can be mixed together to form a fertilized egg that will then divide in a dish to produce an early embryo in vitro, which may then be implanted into a woman's uterus to develop into a person, or frozen into a state of suspended animation, or dissociated into separate embryonic stern cells for further study, or discarded.