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embryo

US [ˈɛmbriˌoʊ]
UK [ˈembriˌəʊ]
  • n.【生】胚胎;初级阶段;萌芽时期;【植】胚
  • Web胚芽;胎儿;初期
Plural Form:embryos  
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n.
1.
胚;胚胎;(尤指受孕后八周内的)人类胚胎a young animal or plant in the very early stages of development before birth, or before coming out of its egg or seed, especially a human egg in the first eight weeks after fertilization
human embryos
人的胚胎
the embryo of an idea
一种想法的雏形
an embryo politician(= one who is not yet very experienced)
尚未成熟的政治家
IDM
The idea already existed in embryo in his earlier novels.
这个想法在他早期的小说中已初见端倪。
in embryo
在胚胎阶段;在萌芽时期;尚未成熟existing but not yet fully developed
The idea already existed in embryo in his earlier novels.
这个想法在他早期的小说中已初见端倪。

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