Definition of Embryonic cell
1. Noun. A cell of an embryo.
Generic synonyms: Cell
Specialized synonyms: Blastocyte, Ameloblast, Bone-forming Cell, Osteoblast, Erythroblast, Fibroblast, Neuroblast
Medical Definition of Embryonic cell
1. One of the cells produced as the result of cell division, cleavage, in the fertilized egg. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)
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Literary usage of Embryonic cell
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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"On the Significance of the embryonic cell. By Professor CS MINOT. 9. The Bird-fauna of Ireland as affected by its Geography. By RJ USSHER. ..."
2. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"... flattened cells appears — the peripheral endoderm : this is continuous with a similar layer formed on the inner surface of the embryonic cell- mass—the ..."
3. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"an embryo where no suspensor is formed, and the segmentation resembles that in the embryonic cell where the suspensor is present; the lettering corresponds ..."
4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1881)
"The embryonic cell at first grows and multiplies only without any manifest tendency to differentiation. Later, when the different organs of the new being ..."
5. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1907)
"(B) That they arise from the cells specialised in early embryonic life to form the germinal epithelium. (A) Origin from abnormal embryonic cell-seclusions. ..."
6. Typical Forms and Special Ends in Creation by James McCosh, George Dickie (1857)
"The embryonal vesicle of the animal, and the embryonic cell in the plant, are obviously similar. Our remarks will be chiefly confined to the former, ..."