Definition of embryogeny in English:

embryogeny

noun

Biology

See embryogenesis

  • ‘At the end of late embryogeny, somatic embryos were already differentiated, and the width of the embryo approximated its length.’
  • ‘In animals, well-studied examples of the coenocytic state are found in oogenesis and in the early embryogeny of Drosophila.’
  • ‘In all the Archegoniate (including the majority of gymnosperms) fertilization and the first critical phases of embryogeny occur within the shelter provided by the archegonium and the adjacent gametophytic tissue.’
  • ‘For example, the significance of the details of embryogeny could well escape the reader more interested in the technicalities of seed production.’
  • ‘Expression was again up-regulated in early embryogeny and again during germination.’

Pronunciation

embryogeny

/ˌɛmbrɪˈɒdʒəni/