polyembryo etymology

English word polyembryo comes from English embryo, English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polyembryo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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 [...]
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polyembryo English (eng) (biology) One of a set of genetically identical embryos that develop from a single fertilized egg.. (botany) A single seed that contains multiple embryos.

Words with the same origin as polyembryo

Descendants of embryo
embryectomy endorhiza
Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam