embry-

combining form
variants: or

embryo-

Definition of embry-

  1. :  embryo embryogeny

Origin and Etymology of embry-

Late Latin, from Greek, from embryon


Medical Dictionary

embry-

combining form
variants: or

embryo-

Medical Definition of embry-

  1. :  embryo embryoma embryogenesis


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