[ UK /ˈɛmbɹɪˌəʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛmbɹiˌoʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛmbɹiˌoʊ/ ]
- an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
- (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
How To Use embryo In A Sentence
- My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
- In a healthy pregnancy, cells that come from the embryo's placenta-called trophoblast cells-move into the walls of the uterus and help to open up maternal arteries, thereby increasing the available blood and nutrient supply. Slate Articles
- Here, human or mouse embryonic stem cells, in vitro representatives of the totipotent inner cell mass blastomeres, are placed into culture.
- Baf, Bafilomycin A1; BH, Bcl-2 homology; CHX, cycholoheximide; GFP-74Q, GFP-tagged exon 1 mutant htt fragment; htt, huntingtin; MEFs, mouse embryonic fibroblasts; 3MA, 3-methyl adenine; PE, phosphatidylethanolamine; STS, staurosporin; TNF - Naturejobs - All Jobs
- At this point, the proposal is still at an embryonic stage, he said.
- What is called effluxion is a destruction of the embryo within the first week, while abortion occurs up to the fortieth day; and the greater number of such embryos as perish do so within the space of these forty days. The History of Animals
- But physical disturbances from outside the embryo can have the same effect.
- The radicle and plumule form a small subglobose unit, the embryonic axis, whose acuminate lower end extends into the micropyle.
- The pathology of internal organs and skeleton in embryos was recorded.
- A quite different way of creating a chimaera is to fuse two early mouse embryos.