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Embryo - Plants

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Definition

(botany) A young, developing plant, such as the rudimentary plant inside the seed of higher plants or that inside the archegonium of mosses and ferns


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Word origin: Ancient Greek embruon from en-, in- + bruō (grow, swell)

Compare: Embryo - Animals

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