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Meaning of EMBRYONIC

Pronunciation:  `embree'ânik

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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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