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polyembryony

noun poly·em·bry·o·ny \-ˈem-brē-ə-nē, -(ˌ)em-ˈbrī-\

Definition of POLYEMBRYONY

1
:  the condition of having several embryos
2
:  the production of two or more embryos from one ovule or egg
poly·em·bry·on·ic \-ˌem-brē-ˈä-nik\ adjective

Origin of POLYEMBRYONY

International Scientific Vocabulary poly- + embryon- + 2-y
First Known Use: 1849

polyembryony

noun poly·em·bry·o·ny \-ˈem-brē-ə-nē, -(ˌ)em-ˈbrī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural poly·em·bry·o·nies

Medical Definition of POLYEMBRYONY

:  the production of two or more embryos from one ovule or egg
poly·em·bry·on·ic \-ˌem-brē-ˈän-ik\ adjective

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