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embryogeny

[ em-bree-oj-uh-nee ]
/ ˌɛm briˈɒdʒ ə ni /
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noun
the formation and development of the embryo, as a subject of scientific study.
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Also em·bry·o·gen·e·sis [em-bree-oh-jen-uh-sis]. /ˌɛm bri oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/.

Origin of embryogeny

First recorded in 1825–35; embryo- + -geny

OTHER WORDS FROM embryogeny

em·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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British Dictionary definitions for embryogeny

embryogeny
/ (ˌɛmbrɪˈɒdʒɪnɪ) /

noun
Also called: embryogenesis (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs) the formation and development of an embryo
the study of these processes

Derived forms of embryogeny

embryogenic (ˌɛmbrɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk), adjective
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