embryo


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a source of further growth and development

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(botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium

an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life

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Any change in the embryo or larva will almost certainly entail changes in the mature animal.
He knew well that Nastasia thoroughly understood him and where to wound him and how, and therefore, as the marriage was still only in embryo, Totski decided to conciliate her by giving it up.
Embryo morphology is an evaluation of embryo quality.
[USA], June 22 (ANI): A new study inquired if women who had their embryos tested before IVF was happy or they regretted the procedure, regardless of whether they had a normal embryo or not.
Embryo is trilocular to quadrilocullar and the shape varies from spherical to elliptical.
There was an inverse correlation of body mass index with good-quality embryo (r=-0.131).
CAMBRIDGE, U.K., July 23, 2018 -- Researchers based here have used mouse stem cells to produce artificial embryo-like structures capable of "gastrulation," a key step in the life of an embryo.
The researchers placed the cells carefully in a three-dimensional scaffold and watched, fascinated, as they started communicating and lining up into the distinctive bullet shape of a mouse embryo several days old.
Embryo selection for transfer is based on embryo scoring, which includes cell number, cleavage rate, and percentage of fragmentation and symmetry of cells [1].
A WOMAN has given birth to a baby who spent a record 24 years as a frozen embryo.
Objective: To investigate whether early embryo cleavage kinetics were affected by type of culture media.
This manual outlines general principles and clinical procedures for equine embryo transfer, based on basic science, applied research, and clinical experience gained from the commercial embryo transfer program at Colorado State U., as well as techniques and procedures developed in other programs around the world.
[1,2], embryo transfer is a biotechnological method of accelerated reproduction of highly productive animals, allowing more efficient use of the genetic potential of record cows.
While vitrification of all embryos fertilized in vitro has not proven superior to fresh embryo transfers and may even be inferior for older women whose eggs may not be as forgiving of cryopreservation, its use has grown.
The Midland Fertility Service, in Aldridge, has invested in two Embryo-Scope incubators with built-in cameras, which allow all the details of embryo development to be seen as a time-lapse movie.