Origin of embryo
Other definitions for embryo (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE EMBRYO-
What does embryo- mean?
Embryo- ultimately comes from the Greek émbryos, meaning “ingrowing.”
What are variants of embryo-?
Examples of embryo-
One example of a medical term that features the form embryo- is embryology, “the science dealing with the formation, development, structure, and functional activities of embryos.”
The first part of the word, embryo-, is clear: it means “embryo.” The second part of the word, -logy, is a combining form used to name the sciences or bodies of knowledge. Embryology literally translates to “the study of embryos.”
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How to use embryo in a sentence
Three years later Sophia goes back to the clinic, where they repeat the IVF process and transfer a single normal female embryo.
Almost all 35 to 39-year-old women—92 percent—had at least one normal embryo to transfer after a single IVF cycle.
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drives many religious objectors: they protest if there is any chance an embryo could be harmed.Why Can’t the FDA Fix Outdated Birth Control Labels?|Tiffany Stanley|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role was in the embryo stage.
Doctors bypass the tubes and place the embryo right in the womb.
The embryo can be located by the commotion which its active motion produces among the corpuscles.
They are asymmetrically oval, about 50 in length, and often contain a partially developed embryo.
And, lastly, that at the apex of the nucleus the radicle of the future Embryo would constantly be found.
On these grounds my opinion respecting the Embryo of Cephalotus was formed.
In such cases the external umbilicus alone affords a certain indication of the position of the future embryo.
British Dictionary definitions for embryo
Derived forms of embryoembryoid, adjective
Word Origin for embryo
Scientific definitions for embryo
Other words from embryoembryonic adjective (ĕm′brē-ŏn′ĭk)
Cultural definitions for embryo
A developing plant or animal. A plant embryo is an undeveloped plant inside a seed. An animal embryo is the animal as it develops from the single cell of the zygote until birth. Among humans and most other mammals, the embryo is carried in the mother's womb.