Definition of embryogenesis in English:



mass nounBiology
  • The formation and development of an embryo.

    • ‘The numbers of explants showing germination of zygotic embryos, callus formation and somatic embryogenesis were recorded every 4 weeks.’
    • ‘Asexual embryogenesis and plantlet development in anther cultures of Cucumis sativus L. have been reported.’
    • ‘Barley androgenesis is a suitable model system to study plant embryogenesis, as embryo development can easily be monitored in vitro.’
    • ‘The observed apical-basal polarity in the zygote of Arabidopsis and Fucus presages polar development during embryogenesis.’
    • ‘Genetic analysis of lateral organ formation during embryogenesis has been restricted to a few model dicotyledons.’