postembryonic

adjective
post·​em·​bry·​on·​ic | \ -ˌem-brē-ˈän-ik How to pronounce postembryonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of postembryonic

: occurring after the embryonic stage postembryonic growth

Other Words from postembryonic

postembryonically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce postembryonic (audio) \ adverb

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“Postembryonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/postembryonic. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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