Definition of embryoid in English:

embryoid

adjective

See embryo

  • ‘They were used to create multicellular structures called embryoid bodies, which have some of the characteristics of early embryos and the beginnings of differentiated tissue.’
  • ‘What is extraordinary is that the embryoid bodies seem to produce spontaneously the tissue and environment conducive for sperm and egg development in quite a short time in culture.’
  • ‘In approximately 10% of the embryoid bodies, the researchers found small groups of cells that were spontaneously contracting, just as do the cells that develop into heart tissue in an embryo.’
  • ‘Anther culture involves the induction of embryoid formation from immature pollen and subsequent regeneration of embryoids into plantlets.’
  • ‘Each cardiac embryoid contains a population of beating cardiac myocytes that is nearly homogeneous.’