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English noun: embryo

1. embryo (plant) (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium


Broader (hypernym)flora, plant, plant life


Domain categorybotany, phytology

2. embryo (animal) 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


Synonymsconceptus, fertilized egg


Broader (hypernym)animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna


Narrower (hyponym)blastosphere, blastula, gastrula, morula


Part holonymumbilical, umbilical cord









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