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embryo

em·bry·o

embryo

 
pronunciation:
em bri yo
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part of speech: noun
inflections: embryos
definition: an animal or plant that is just starting to develop. An embryo grows inside an egg, a seed, or its mother.
similar words:
germ
derivation: embryoid (adj.)
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  life, life cycle, plant, reproduction
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The word embryo contains the following part:
en-2, em-2 Greek prefix that means in, into, inside
synonyms:
in-1, intro-