Associations to the word «Embryonic»


EMBRYONIC, adjective. (embryology) Of or relating to an embryo.
EMBRYONIC, adjective. (figuratively) Something, especially a project, that is very new and is still evolving; something that has yet to reach its full potential.

Dictionary definition

EMBRYONIC, adjective. Of an organism prior to birth or hatching; "in the embryonic stage"; "embryologic development".
EMBRYONIC, adjective. In an early stage of development; "the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre"; "an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing".

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