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Meaning of EMBRYOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `embree'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
 

EMBRYOLOGY is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: biological science, biology, teratology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`bry*ol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. 'e`mbryon an embryo +
-logy: cf. F. embryologie.] (Biol.)
The science which relates to the formation and development of
the embryo in animals and plants; a study of the gradual
development of the ovum until it reaches the adult stage.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The study of the embryo and its development from a one-celled zygote (fertilized ovum) to the establishment of form and shape (at which point, if it is an animal, it becomes a fetus). A subfield of developmental biology.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the branch of biology that studies the formation and development of the embryo.
 
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 Related Terms: aerobiology, agrobiology, anatomy, astrobiology, bacteriology, biochemics, biochemistry, biochemy, bioecology, biological science, biology, biometrics, biometry, bionics, bionomics, biophysics, botany, cell physiology, cryobiology, cybernetics, cytology, ecology, electrobiology, enzymology, ethnobiology, exobiology, genetics, gnotobiotics, life science, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology, radiobiology, taxonomy, virology, xenobiology, zoology
 

 

 

 

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