(Phonet.) The most sonorous portion of a syllable, usually a vowel
A reproductive cell produced by a female animal or plant; ovum
A microscopic organism or agent, especially one that is pathogenic, such as a bacterium or virus.
A tiny crystal or other particle, as one added to a solution or liquid to start crystallization
An individual form of life, such as a bacterium, protist, fungus, plant, or animal, composed of a single cell or a complex of cells in which organelles or organs work together to carry out the various processes of life.
A small swelling on a branch or stem, containing an undeveloped shoot, leaf, or flower. Some species have mixed buds containing two of these structures, or even all three. &diamf3; Terminal buds occur at the end of a stem, twig, or branch. &diamf3; Axillary buds, also known as lateral buds , occur in the axils of leaves (in the upper angle of where the leaf grows from the stem). &diamf3; Accessory buds often occur clustered around terminal buds or above and on either side of axillary buds. Accessory buds are usually smaller than terminal and axillary buds.
The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
The definition of a spark is a small burst of fire that comes off of a main fire, a person with a fiery personality, or the small seeds of some intense feeling or emotion.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
The entire product of conception until birth, including the sac, cord, and placenta
an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
Find another word for embryo. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for embryo, like: fetus, incipient organism, nucleus, egg, germ, seed, organism, bud, kernel, spark and start.