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in embryo

At the very earliest stages of development, progress, or formation. The new London office is still very much in embryo, but we are about to begin an active recruiting campaign to bring in talented staff.

in ˈembryo

still in a very early stage of development: We have just one editor and a reporter, so you could say that the newspaper exists in embryo.
An embryo is an animal or a plant in the very early stages of its development before it is born, comes out of its egg, etc.
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Pronuclear examination and embryo biopsy: Assessment and recording of the pronuclei were performed using an inverted microscope 18-20 hours post ICSI.
"The traditional practice of IVF involves transferring an embryo, with an unknown likelihood of implantation, and finding out on the other end whether it will implant or result in a healthy pregnancy.
Most of the specimens show the average embryo size and number of chambers directly originating from embryo values in the range of Orbitoides media therefore, the whole population is attributed to the Orbitoides media.
Lack of multinucleated blastomeres, 4-5 blastomeres on day 3, seven or more cells on day 3, <20% fragments without nuclei and great implantation potential are distinctive qualities of good embryos. Live birth rate after implantation highly depends upon the cleavage of embryo and the resultant development of blastocysts within the first two days.
Now they have developed the embryo-like structures further, using not just two but three types of stem cells which let them reconstruct a process known as gastrulation, an essential step in which the embryonic cells being self-organizing into the correct structure for an embryo to form.
Artificial embryos will make it easier for researchers to study the mysterious beginnings of a human life, but they're stoking new bioethical debates.
Several studies have shown the relation between number of cells on day 3, percentage of fragmentation and symmetry of the embryo, and live birth rate [7].
She looks pretty perfect to have been frozen all those years ago." It makes baby Emma the longest-frozen embryo ever to reach birth.
Results: The results showed there were no differences in all timing of early embryo cleavage events between the two groups.
As noted Nekrasov and Sumanova [6], the embryo transfer method involves a number of stages, such as the production of embryos, their evaluation, storage and transportation, preparation of donors and recipients, synchronous in terms of sexual cycle phases, and, finally, the transfer of embryos into the recipient's reproductive tract.
"Vitrification is so good and embryos come out of it so well that the benefit from improved endometrial receptivity outweighs any change in embryo quality.
The pioneering technology allows the fertility team to identify embryos with abnormal development patterns and then select embryos which have more chance of resulting in a birth.
Moreover, its automated time-lapse imaging system captures a picture every 20 minutes, allowing embryologists to observe the growth of each embryo in more detail from the moment of fertilisation until maturity (approximately five days), and enables them to choose the best embryos for transferring to the uterus.
Fate of all efforts to give birth to an in vitro embryo produced from infertility treatment or especially from knockout, transgenic or cloning projects depends on successful Embryo Transfer (ET) technique (1).