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Definition of embryo

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Definition as written by Sugar_fl:

The minute, undeveloped plant contained within a seed

An organism in its early stages of development, especially before it has reached a distinctively recognizable form

Definition as written by Magpye:

An organism in its earliest stage of development usually surrounded by protective tissue (e.g. a plant still enclosed in the seed which arises from the zygote).

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