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Definition of «Embryo»

Embryo: The organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation from fertilization to, in humans, the beginning of the third month of pregnancy. After that point in time, it is termed a fetus.

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  • embryo: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( ĕm ' brē-ō ' ) n. , pl. , -os . An organism in its early stages of development, especially before it has reached a ...

  • Embryo | Define Embryo at Dictionary.com

    noun 1. the young of a viviparous animal, especially of a mammal, in the early stages of development within the womb, in humans up to the end of the second month ...

  • Embryo - New World Encyclopedia

    An embryo (Greek: ἔμβρυον, plural ἔμβρυα) is a multicellular eukaryote organism in its early stages of development. In humans and most mammals, an embryo is ...

  • Embryo - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster ...

    Definition of EMBRYO. 1. a archaic: a vertebrate at any stage of development prior to birth or hatching b: an animal in the early stages of growth and differentiation ...

  • Visible Embryo Home Page

    The Visible Embryo is a visual guide through fetal development from fertilization through pregnancy to birth.

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