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English definition of “embryology”

embryology

noun [U]     /ˌem.briˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /-ˈɑː.lə-/
the study of animal development between the fertilization of the egg and the time when the animal is bornAnimal reproductionMedical studies and the people who study them embryologist     /-dʒɪst/ noun [C] Animal reproductionMedical studies and the people who study them
(Definition of embryology noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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