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Synonyms for embryo
ˈɛm briˌoʊem·b·ry·o

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.2 / 5 votes

  1. embryo

    germ, nucleus, rudiment, origin

    development, shape, completion, maturity

Princeton's WordNet1.4 / 5 votes

  1. embryonoun

    (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium

    fertilized egg, conceptus

  2. embryo, conceptus, fertilized eggnoun

    an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life

    fertilized egg, conceptus

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. embryonoun

    germ, rudiment

  2. embryoadjective

    embryotic, rudimentary, undeveloped

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 3 votes

  1. embryoadjective

    undeveloped, rudimentary

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "embryo":

    embryos, embryonic, foetus, jenin, fetus

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  1. George Paul:

    In other countries, success has been achieved with embryo transfer in a different rhino species, thus that, as a technique, can be presupposed to be the most promising, however, consultations are ongoing amongst different reproductive technique experts on the way forward.

  2. Christian Yates:

    By trying to understand piebaldism, which doesn't have a particularly severe manifestation, so it's just a change in pigmentation, we can try to use the same techniques that we've developed to try and model and understand these other more serious diseases, which effectively are caused by similar mechanisms - cells not migrating properly in the early embryo.

  3. Kathy Niakan:

    This knowledge may improve embryo development after in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and might provide better clinical treatments for infertility.

  4. Nikica Zaninovic:

    Grading of the embryo by a human is very subjective, using AI to grade the embryos means we can do some standardization.

  5. Anni Manukyan:

    It means that we live with the uncertainty that another embryo of ours may be born to someone else.

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