Embryonic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌembriˈɑːnɪk|  American pronunciation of the word embryonic
Brit.  |ˌɛmbrɪˈɒnɪk|  British pronunciation of the word embryonic

adjective

- of an organism prior to birth or hatching(syn: embryologic, embryonal)

in the embryonic stage

- in an early stage of development(syn: embryotic)

the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

Examples

The tourism industry there is still in an embryonic stage.

The plans are still only in embryonic form.

the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre

an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac

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