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embryology


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embryology  \Em`bry*ol"o*gy\,  n.  [Gr.  'e`mbryon  an  embryo  + 
  -logy:  cf  F.  embryologie.]  (Biol.) 
  The  science  which  relates  to  the  formation  and  development  of 
  the  embryo  in  animals  and  plants;  a  study  of  the  gradual 
  development  of  the  ovum  until  it  reaches  the  adult  stage. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embryology 
  n  :  the  branch  of  biology  that  studies  the  formation  and  early 
  development  of  living  organisms 




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