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embryo

n. an animal in the stages of development between cleavage of the fertilized egg and birth or hatching. In human prenatal development, the embryo comprises the products of conception during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy; thereafter, it is called a fetus. See embryonic stage. —embryonic adj.

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syntactics

n. the structural and grammatical aspects of language, as distinguished from semantics.