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  1. a specialist in embryology.
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Origin of embryologist

First recorded in 1840–50; embryolog(y) + -ist
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Examples from the Web for embryologist

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Historical Examples

  • 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


embryologist in Medicine


  1. A specialist in embryology.
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