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embryology

noun em·bry·ol·o·gy \ˌem-brē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of EMBRYOLOGY

1
:  a branch of biology dealing with embryos and their development
2
:  the features and phenomena exhibited in the formation and development of an embryo
em·bry·o·log·i·cal \-brē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
em·bry·o·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
em·bry·ol·o·gist \-brē-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of EMBRYOLOGY

French embryologie
First Known Use: circa 1847

embryology

noun em·bry·ol·o·gy \-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural em·bry·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of EMBRYOLOGY

1
:  a branch of biology dealing with embryos and their development
2
:  the features and phenomena exhibited in the formation and development of an embryo
em·bry·o·log·i·cal \-brē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also em·bry·o·log·ic \-ˈläj-ik\ adjective
em·bry·o·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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