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Embryo – Plants

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
Supplement
Word origin: Ancient Greek embruon from en-, in– + bruō (grow, swell)
Compare: Embryo – Animals
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