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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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The interaction between storage material and storage length was demonstrated to have significant influence on early embryonic death rates.
This virus is responsible for bovine viral diarrhoea, mucosal disease, poor conception, early embryonic death, foetal mummies, the birth of brain-damaged calves, eye defects in newborn calves and a lower resistance to other diseases.
All embryonic deaths occurred in the synchronized cows with ovulatory follicles less than or equal to 11 mm.
The effects of BVD in a herd include: Reduced conception rates and increased embryonic deaths leading to high numbers of barrens; protracted calving periods; abortions; stillbirths; deformed and weak calves; mucosal disease.