Embryonic vesicle
Embryonic Em`bry*on"ic, a. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to an embryo; embryonal; rudimentary. [1913 Webster]

{Embryonic sac} or {Embryonic vesicle} (Bot.), the vesicle within which the embryo is developed in the ovule; -- sometimes called also {amnios sac}, and {embryonal sac}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Embryonic — Em bry*on ic, a. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to an embryo; embryonal; rudimentary. [1913 Webster] {Embryonic sac} or {Embryonic vesicle} (Bot.), the vesicle within which the embryo is developed in the ovule; sometimes called also {amnios sac}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Embryonic sac — Embryonic Em bry*on ic, a. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to an embryo; embryonal; rudimentary. [1913 Webster] {Embryonic sac} or {Embryonic vesicle} (Bot.), the vesicle within which the embryo is developed in the ovule; sometimes called also {amnios… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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