in embryo

Definition of in embryo


  1. :  in an early or undeveloped stage The ideas he explored fully in his later work can be seen in embryo in his early books.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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 developing human individual from the time of implantation to the end of the eighth week after conception

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