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embryology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth
embryologyem‧bry‧ol‧o‧gy /ˌembriˈɒlədʒi $ -ˈɑːl-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MBthe scientific study of embryosembryologist noun [countable]
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embryologyHis medical special interests had been embryology, paediatrics, and homoeopathy.The law of parallelism was a means of linking comparative embryology into the search for a unifying pattern in the organic world.The discovery of induction had a profound influence on experimental embryology.The introduction was all about X and Y chromosomes in embryology, and I fell asleep.The early nineteenth century saw major developments in embryology, which challenged the mechanical concept of generation and overthrew the preformation theory.But we have only a few reliable fragments and accounts, mainly on embryology.Consequently, all that embryology tells us is that both areas are part of the neocortex.No wonder so many biologists have been drawn to embryology.
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