Definition of in embryo
- The ideas he explored fully in his later work can be seen in embryo in his early books.
: a vertebrate at any stage of development prior to birth or hatching
: an animal in the early stages of growth and differentiation that are characterized by cleavage, the laying down of fundamental tissues, and the formation of primitive organs and organ systems
: the young sporophyte of a seed plant usually comprising a rudimentary plant with plumule, radicle, and cotyledons
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