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Of, pertaining to, or in the condition of an embryo.
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(ĕm′brē-ŏn′ĭk) also


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.
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(1) Unborn, in utero.
(2) Undeveloped, developing, unformed, fledgling.
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adjective Undeveloped, related to an embryo
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Pertaining to, or to the state of being, an EMBRYO.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005


In the life cycle of the round worm, a very early life stage occurring within the uterus of the female round worm.
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Among these cases, 45 patients requesting for curettage because of embryonic developmental arrest were designated as the trial group and 33 patients with normal embryonic development and requesting for artificial abortion were designated as the control group.
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The suspension of all grants, contracts and applications that involve the use of human embryonic stem cells has been temporarily lifted.
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A US district court has issued a preliminary injunction stopping federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, in a slap to the Obama administration's new guidelines on the sensitive issue.
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