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adjective as in rudimentary

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New research suggests they reset to their lowest biological age in early embryonic development, with potential ramifications for longevity science.

These regions were once thought not to contain any important genetic information but they are now known to contain genes that are involved in fundamentally important processes such as the formation of organs during embryonic development.

There are no embryonic materials or placenta in the vaccines.

As a newly minted PhD in 1987, Belmonte published one of his first scientific papers, reporting the results of a study in which he took embryonic cells from a mouse limb and grafted them onto the beginnings of a wing of a chicken embryo.

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Experts shared their views on whether spiral-shaped clouds in deep space were far-off entire galaxies of stars, like the Milky Way, or embryonic solar systems just now forming within the Milky Way.

The concept is that the use of human embryonic cells in the manufacture of vaccines is the smoking gun—a major cause of autism.

The 2012 Republican Platform still states definitively: “We oppose federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.”

The ID-1 gene is active during human embryonic development, after which it turns off and stays off.

Jews would have been able to escape Europe to their ancient homeland in what was already a widely supported embryonic state.

Imagine a future secretary appointed by a president who objects to, say, embryonic stem-cell research.

The strong probability is that this gland belongs in the same category with other embryonic survivals yet to be pointed out.

When an embryonic heart or liver is called on to do a job for a mature organism, there is only one way out.

The entire activity of this embryonic female reduces itself to this gesture; the greater part of her great sisters know no other.

The embryonic development of a human being is no different from the embryonic development of any other animal.

Over and over the employers have crushed the embryonic unions only to see them rise again with added strength.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embryonic, such as: evolving, immature, incipient, undeveloped, beginning, and developing.

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