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embryonic

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adjective em·bry·on·ic \ˌem-brē-ˈä-nik\

Simple Definition of embryonic

  • : of or relating to an embryo

  • : in an early or undeveloped stage

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of embryonic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to an embryo

  2. 2 :  being in an early stage of development :  incipient, rudimentary <an embryonic plan>

embryonically play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of embryonic in a sentence

  1. The tourism industry there is still in an embryonic stage.



1740

First Known Use of embryonic

1740

Other Embryology Terms


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embryonic

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adjective em·bry·on·ic \ˌem-brē-ˈän-ik\

Medical Definition of embryonic

  1. 1:  of or relating to an embryo

  2. 2:  being in an early stage of development :  incipient, rudimentary

em·bry·on·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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