embryogeny

noun

em·​bry·​og·​e·​ny ˌem-brē-ˈä-jə-nē How to pronounce embryogeny (audio)
plural embryogenies
embryogenic adjective

Word History

Etymology

embryo- + -geny, probably after French embryogénie

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of embryogeny was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Embryogeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embryogeny. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

embryogeny

noun
em·​bry·​og·​e·​ny ˌem-brē-ˈäj-ə-nē How to pronounce embryogeny (audio)
plural embryogenies
embryogenic adjective
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