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embryogeny

[em-bree-oj-uh-nee] /ˌɛm briˈɒdʒ ə ni/
noun
1.
the formation and development of the embryo, as a subject of scientific study.
Also, embryogenesis
[em-bree-oh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of embryogeny
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; embryo- + -geny
Related forms
embryogenic
[em-bree-oh-jen-ik] /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
embryogenetic
[em-bree-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɛm bri oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for embryogenesis

embryogeny

/ˌɛmbrɪˈɒdʒɪnɪ/
noun
1.
Also called embryogenesis (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs). the formation and development of an embryo
2.
the study of these processes
Derived Forms
embryogenic (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) adjective
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embryogenesis in Medicine

embryogenesis em·bry·o·gen·e·sis (ěm'brē-ō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs) or em·bry·og·e·ny (-ŏj'ə-nē)
n.
The development and growth of an embryo, especially the period from the second week through the eighth week following conception.


em'bry·o·gen'ic (-jěn'ĭk) adj.
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