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embryologist

[em-bree-ol-uh-jist] /ˌɛm briˈɒl ə dʒɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in embryology.
Origin of embryologist
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; embryolog(y) + -ist
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  • I intend to have no children—it is an embryologist who is speaking.

  • The illustration and proof of this law is the work of the embryologist.

  • The second birth is scarcely less perplexing to the theologian than the first to the embryologist.

  • These discoveries were confirmed and extended for the 135chick by the embryologist Huschke, a pupil of Oken.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
  • The embryologist developes its wonders as it makes 'the bones to grow in the womb of her that is with child.'

    Lux Mundi Various
  • The explanation of such facts has opened out to the embryologist quite a new series of problems.

  • I felt like an embryologist—watching the individual repeating the history of the race!

    Sylvia's Marriage Upton Sinclair
embryologist in Medicine

embryologist em·bry·ol·o·gist (ěm'brē-ŏl'ə-jĭst)
n.
A specialist in embryology.

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