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Noun embryo has 2 senses
- embryo - (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
--1 is a kind of plant, flora, plant life
- embryo, conceptus, fertilized egg - 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
--2 is a kind of animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
--2 has parts: umbilical cord
--2 has particulars: blastula, blastodermic vesicle; gastrula; morula