embryon

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

embryon (plural embryons)

  1. Archaic form of embryo.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

embryon

  1. Genitive singular form of embryo.

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Middle French embrion, from a Medieval Latin corruption of Ancient Greek ἔμβρυον (émbruon, fetus), from ἐν (en, in-) + βρύω (brúō, I grow, swell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.bʁi.jɔ̃/
  • Homophone: embryons
  • Hyphenation: em‧bry‧on

Noun[edit]

embryon m (plural embryons)

  1. (biology) embryo
  2. (botany) embryo
  3. (the beginning, the first stage) embryo

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

embryon

  1. indefinite plural of embryo