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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

(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.

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]
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Other important factors causing cleft deformity includes use of drugs like corticosteroids and thalidomide, radiations, stress and infections like rubella virus etc.5 Embryologically failure of fusion between front nasal process and maxillary process will lead to cleft lip.
Embryologically, the subclavian vascular trunk of the developing fetus terminates in a plexiform manner in the developing hand.
(1,3) Craniofacial dermoids represent a unique group of embryologically derived soft tissue inclusion abnormalities, and constitute approximately 7% of all dermoids.
The prostate of both species originates embryologically from the urogenital sinus (UGS), an endoderm structure present in embryos during the ambisexual stage.
Embryologically, BAT is derived from myogenic progenitors expressing Myf5 (encoding myogenic factor 5) and Pax7 [29], while "beige" adipose tissue has been arising from the transdifferentiation of mature cells, as well as Myf5-precursors and recently MYH11+.
This gland develops embryologically from pharyngeal epithelium that descend from the base of tongue to normal position of in the neck.1 Clinical recognition of thyroid diseases are important as most of the diseases are amenable to cure by either medical or surgical management.
The growth of obesity also shortens people's life span and encourages the outbreak of metabolic disease.7,8 Recently, epicardial fat is being studied as a new indicator that predicts any internal fat within the thorax.9-11 Epicardial fat is embryologically the same as intra-abdominal fat,12 so if we take a closer look at it, we may be able to prevent or cure the outbreak of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases by predicting the diseases in advance.
Embryologically, duplication occurs when two separate ureteric buds arise from a single Wolffian duct.
Embryologically, the thyroid descends from the foramen cecum in the posterior aspect of the tongue to its usual (orthotopic) position anterior to the upper tracheal rings.