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embryo

noun [C] uk   /ˈem.bri.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/ ( plural embryos)
an animal that is developing either in its mother's womb or in an egg, or a plant that is developing in a seed: Between the eighth week of development and birth a human embryo is called a foetus.in embryo formal developing and not yet complete: The department's plans for enlargement are still in embryo.
Translations of “embryo”
in Korean 배아…
in Arabic جَنين…
in French embryon, embryonnaire…
in Turkish embriyon…
in Italian embrione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胚,胚胎…
in Russian зародыш, эмбрион…
in Polish embrion…
in Spanish embrión, embrionario…
in Portuguese embrião…
in German der Embryo, unentwickelt…
in Catalan embrió…
in Japanese (人間の)胎芽, (動植物の)胚(はい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胚,胚胎…
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