polyembryony

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noun poly·em·bry·o·ny \ -ˈem-brē-ə-nē , -(ˌ)em-ˈbrī- \

Definition of polyembryony

1 :the condition of having several embryos
2 :the production of two or more embryos from one ovule or egg

polyembryonic

play \-ˌem-brē-ˈä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of polyembryony

International Scientific Vocabulary poly- + embryon- + 2-y


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polyembryony

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noun poly·em·bry·o·ny \ -ˈem-brē-ə-nē , -(ˌ)em-ˈbrī- \

medical Definition of polyembryony

plural polyembryonies
:the production of two or more embryos from one ovule or egg

polyembryonic

play \-ˌem-brē-ˈän-ik\ adjective

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