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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

embryology

the study of the developing EMBRYO in animals or plants.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The passage of the duct through the corpus cavernosum has important implications, suggesting that the origin of the defect must be a very early embryological event.
Finally, we believe that gastrulation could be the embryological process that generates different epigenetic signatures in all three germ layers (ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm), and they manifest immediately in several different capacities for remodeling the BM as a response to signals and microenvironmental conditions within the embryo.
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This also has an embryological explanation: It is the closest portion between both Muller ducts and the point where the fusion and reabsorption processes between both start before simultaneously proceed cranially and caudally.
Dextrocardia and situs inversus are interesting from a diagnostic and embryological standpoint.
Spinal dysraphism is a medical term that refers to neurological disorders related to malformations of the spinal cord, which can arise from failure in the closure of caudal neuropores at the end of the fourth week of embryological life.
But regarding the embryological background, both variants are a combined sequence of one development abnormality, as explained below.
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Table 1 lists the various pathologies that develop at different embryological stages.
Like many modern abortionists, Haeckel rejected the theory that states that human life begins at conception, and erroneously claimed that embryological development (ontogeny) recapitulated evolutionary ancestry (phylogeny); that each individual person, as it develops from conception to adulthood passes through the evolutionary stages of its ancestors, (the recapitulation theory).
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