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