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Definition of Embryo


  1. The first rudiments of an organism, whether animal or plant
  2. The young of an animal in the womb, or more specifically, before its parts are developed and it becomes a fetus (see Fetus).
  3. The germ of the plant, which is inclosed in the seed and which is developed by germination.
  4. Pertaining to an embryo; rudimentary; undeveloped; as, an embryo bud.
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Embryo Translations

embryo in French is embryonnaire
embryo in Italian is embrione
embryo in Swedish is anlag