embryo etymology

English word embryo comes from Ancient Greek ἐν, Ancient Greek βρύω

Detailed word origin of embryo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἐν Ancient Greek (grc)
βρύω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἔμβρυον Ancient Greek (grc)
embryō Malayalam (mal)
embryo English (eng) (botany) A rudimentary plant contained in the seed.. An organism in the earlier stages of development before it emerges from the egg, or before metamorphosis.. In humans, usually the cell growth up to the end of the seventh week in the mother's body. In the reproductive cycle, the stage after the fertilization of the egg that precedes the development into a fetus.. In viviparous animals, the [...]

Words with the same origin as embryo

Descendants of ἐν
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