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polyembryony

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

Definition of polyembryony

  1. 1 :  the condition of having several embryos

  2. 2 :  the production of two or more embryos from one ovule or egg

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


Origin of polyembryony

International Scientific Vocabulary poly- + embryon- + 2-y


First Known Use: 1849


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polyembryony

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

Medical Definition of polyembryony

plural poly·em·bry·o·nies

  1. :  the production of two or more embryos from one ovule or egg

  2. poly·em·bry·on·ic \-ˌem-brē-ˈän-ik\play adjective




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