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embryonic

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

: of or relating to an embryo

: in an early or undeveloped stage

Full Definition of EMBRYONIC

1
:  of or relating to an embryo
2
:  being in an early stage of development :  incipient, rudimentary <an embryonic plan>
em·bry·on·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of EMBRYONIC

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

First Known Use of EMBRYONIC

1740

Other Embryology Terms

gravid, neonate, ontogeny, parturition
Medical Dictionary

embryonic

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

Medical Definition of EMBRYONIC

1
:  of or relating to an embryo
2
:  being in an early stage of development :  incipient, rudimentary
em·bry·on·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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