[ em-bree-oj-uh-nee ]
/ ˌɛm briˈɒdʒ ə ni /
the formation and development of the embryo, as a subject of scientific study.
Also em·bry·o·gen·e·sis [em-bree-oh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/.
Related formsem·bry·o·gen·ic [em-bree-oh-jen-ik] /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk/, em·bry·o·ge·net·ic [em-bree-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɛm bri oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for embryogeny
The matter seemed involved in mystery, and no one attempted to raise the veil which hung over the subject of embryogeny.
I will now pass on to consider the embryogeny of the Metazoa, beginning at its earliest stage in the fertilization of the ovum.Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)|George John Romanes
British Dictionary definitions for embryogeny
/ (ˌɛmbrɪˈɒdʒɪnɪ) /
Also called: embryogenesis (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs) the formation and development of an embryo
the study of these processes
Derived Formsembryogenic (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk), adjective
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