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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embryonic  \Em`bry*on"ic\,  a.  (Biol.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  embryo;  embryonal;  rudimentary. 
 
  {Embryonic}  {sac  or  vesicle}  (Bot.),  the  vesicle  within  which 
  the  embryo  is  developed  in  the  ovule;  --  sometimes  called 
  also  {amnios  sac},  and  {embryonal  sac}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embryonic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  an  embryo;  "the  embryonic  membrane"  [syn: 
  {embryonal}] 
  2:  of  an  organism  prior  to  birth  or  hatching;  "in  the  embryonic 
  stage"  [syn:  {embryonal}] 
  3:  in  an  early  stage  of  development;  "the  embryo  government 
  staffed  by  survivors  of  the  massacre";  "an  embryonic 
  nation,  not  yet  self-governing";  "an  idea  in  embryo"  [syn: 
  {embryo(a)},  {embryotic},  {in  embryo}] 




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