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Main Entry: emˇbryo
Pronunciation: primarystressem-bremacron-secondarystressomacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -bryˇos
1 : an animal in the early stages of development that are marked by cleavage, the laying down of the basic tissues, and the formation of primitive organs and organ systems -- compare FETUS
2 : a tiny young plant within a seed
3 : a beginning or undeveloped stage -- used especially in the phrase in embryo

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