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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἔμβρῠος (émbruos, growing), from ἐν (en, in) +‎ βρύω (brúō, swell, grow), of unclear origin. Compare Sanskrit भ्रूण (bhrūṇá, embryo, fetus; young one).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἔμβρῠον (émbruonn (genitive ἐμβρῠ́ου); second declension

  1. a young one
  2. embryo, fetus

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: embryo-
  • Greek: έμβρυο (émvryo)
  • Latin: embryo, embryon

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