embryology

embryology (em-bre-ol´oje)

Science of the origin and development of the organism from fertilization of the ovum to the end of the eighth week. Sometimes used to include all stages of the life cycle. [embryo- + G. logos, study]

 

Browse Medical References:

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M]
[N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]