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The caterpillar and the chrysalis belong to the embryonic period.

As the subject for observation he chose the blood of embryonic mice.

It signifies springing into being or life from an embryonic condition.

It is an embryonic form, and therefore inferior in rank to the Tau moth.

The embryonic human being has been steadily increasing in size, meanwhile.

Nor is this process confined to our embryonic or prenatal existence.

The buddhic body, which, in ordinary man, is only in an embryonic stage.

To-day it is growing into a health-resort, but even now sanitation is embryonic.

Her youth, her beauty, and her embryonic talent, all had somehow vanished.

"Embryonic," then, is the term to apply to this period of his productivity.

WORD ORIGIN

1849, from medical Latin embryonem (see embryo) + -ic. Figurative use is from 1856.

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