Definition of embryological in English:

embryological

adjective

See embryology

  • ‘Increasing evidence has emerged for the role of complex genetic architecture in regulating the ontogenetic development of embryological phenotypes and, ultimately, shaping the evolutionary process of organismic form.’
  • ‘Balfour's approach was based firmly on homology of the germ layers and the ability of embryological homology to reveal phylogenetic relationships.’
  • ‘With spectral analysis, we also evaluated several major hypotheses of deuterostome phylogeny that support for Darwinian evolution is based on the work of another 19th century embryologist, Karl von Baer.’
  • ‘If this embryological sequence recapitulates phylogeny, hexactinellid sponges may be seen to have evolved from conventional sponges, and syncytial tissues are not a primitive trait in the Metazoa.’
  • ‘If we say that two structures are homologous, do we mean they are created from the same gene products, the same regulatory sequences, the same embryological cell lines, or something else?’

Pronunciation

embryological

/ˌɛmbrɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/