noun, plural em·bry·os.
Origin of embryo
Examples from the Web for embryo
Contemporary Examples of embryo
It is this uncertainty that drives many religious objectors: they protest if there is any chance an embryo could be harmed.Why Can’t the FDA Fix Outdated Birth Control Labels?
March 22, 2014
The intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role was in the embryo stage.America Doesn’t Need a Big Army Any More
March 10, 2014
Doctors bypass the tubes and place the embryo right in the womb.IVF for Just $300 Could Be a Reality Soon
Randi Hutter Epstein
August 31, 2013
Like the Mississippi amendment, the Oklahoma law defines an embryo as a legal person.Is Contraceptive Debate GOP’s New ‘Terri Schiavo Moment’?
February 17, 2012
In Germany, for instance, you create one embryo and you implant that embryo.Will Mississippi Ban IVF?
October 25, 2011
Historical Examples of embryo
The embryo has the form of a spatula with the head at one end and the tail at the other.
The embryo is then ready to separate from the maternal body (Fig. 22).
It is, therefore, arbitrary not to recognize the right of the embryo to live.
This embryo, as it is called, then passes into other conditions.The Present Condition of Organic Nature
Thomas H. Huxley
From what we see of the Kaipara towns, they are very much in embryo as yet.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
noun plural -bryos
Word Origin for embryo
mid-14c., from Medieval Latin embryo, from Greek embryon "a young one," in Homer, "young animal," later, "fruit of the womb," literally "that which grows," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + bryein "to swell, be full."