an unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development.
No one has yet converted a single blastomere from an eight-cell embryo into a stem cell line.
the part of a seed that develops into a plant, consisting (in the mature embryo of a higher plant) of a plumule, a radicle, and one or two cotyledons.
During the autocatalytic cycle of growth and reproduction of higher plants, the embryo in the seed grows, under suitable conditions, to form a plant with leaves and roots.
a thing at a rudimentary stage that shows potential for development.
a simple commodity economy is merely the embryo of a capitalist economy