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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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