Embryonic



[em-bree-on-ik] /ˌɛm briˈɒn ɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or in the state of an .
2.
rudimentary; undeveloped.
/ˌɛmbrɪˈɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an embryo
2.
in an early stage; rudimentary; undeveloped
adj.

1849, from medical Latin embryonem (see embryo) + -ic. Figurative use is from 1856.

embryonic em·bry·on·ic (ěm’brē-ŏn’ĭk) or em·bry·on·al (ěm’brē-ə-nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an embryo.
embryo
(ěm’brē-ō’)

embryonic adjective (ěm’brē-ŏn’ĭk)

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