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Meaning of EMBRYONIC

Pronunciation:  `embree'ânik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  in an early stage of development; "the embryo government staffed by survivors of the massacre"; "an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing"; "an idea in embryo"
  2. [adj]  of an organism prior to birth or hatching; "in the embryonic stage"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to an embryo; "the embryonic membrane"
 

EMBRYONIC is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: early, embryo(a), embryonal, embryonal, embryotic, immature, in embryo
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`bry*on"ic\, a. (Biol.)
Of or pertaining to an embryo; embryonal; rudimentary.

{Embryonic} {sac or vesicle} (Bot.), the vesicle within which
   the embryo is developed in the ovule; -- sometimes called
   also {amnios sac}, and {embryonal sac}.

 
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