embryoid

noun
em·​bry·​oid | \ ˈem-brē-ˌȯid How to pronounce embryoid (audio) \

Definition of embryoid

: a mass of plant or animal tissue that resembles an embryo

Other Words from embryoid

embryoid adjective

First Known Use of embryoid

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Embryoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embryoid. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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embryoid

noun
em·​bry·​oid | \ ˈem-brē-ˌȯid How to pronounce embryoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of embryoid

: a mass of tissue resembling an embryo

Other Words from embryoid

embryoid adjective

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