Definition of embryonic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    embryonic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌɛmbriˈɑnɪk//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1(formal) in an early stage of development The plan, as yet, only exists in embryonic form.
  2. 2(technology) of an embryo embryonic cells
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