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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
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Pertaining to, or to the state of being, an EMBRYO.
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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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The effect of embryonic death rates in cattle on the efficacy of estrous synchronization programs.
Mean early embryonic death rates in groups B, P and H in all three storage periods were 25.10%, 21.90% and 27.30%, respectively.
Storage material did not have any effect on rates of early and late embryonic death. As a result of extended storage period, death rates in both periods increased as the early and the late embryonic mortalities increased because of water loss and albumen degradation during storage.
The present study revealed that perlite did not influence the early or late embryonic death rate but had an increasing effect on hatchability of quail eggs, in three storage periods.
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They also reported that embryonic death rate was 18.73% of total eggs.
Abortion and weak lambs are major contributors to reduced lamb numbers but early embryonic death will show as an increased number of barren ewes detected at scanning.
Cyclic and pathologic changes of the mare endometrium as detected by biopsy, with a note on early embryonic death. J.
The infection can lead to early embryonic death, infertility and abortion.
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.