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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·bryo /ˈɛmbriˌo/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 em·bryo /ˈɛmbrɪˌo/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bry·o n.; pl. Embryos   Biol. The first rudiments of an organism, whether animal or plant; as: (a) The young of an animal in the womb, or more specifically, before its parts are developed and it becomes a fetus (see Fetus). (b) The germ of the plant, which is inclosed in the seed and which is developed by germination.
 In embryo, in an incipient or undeveloped state; in conception, but not yet executed. “The company little suspected what a noble work I had then in embryo.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bry·o, a. Pertaining to an embryo; rudimentary; undeveloped; as, an embryo bud.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed
           or an archegonium
      2: 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 [syn: conceptus, fertilized egg]