Embryology is the branch of biology that studies the development of gametes (sex cells), fertilization, and development of embryos and fetuses. Additionally, embryology is the study of congenital disorders that occur before birth.An embryo is an early stage of development of a multicellular diploid eukaryotic organism. In general, in organisms that reproduce sexually, an embryo develops from a zygote, the single cell resulting from the fertilization of the female egg cell by the male sperm cell. The zygote possesses half the DNA of each of its two parents. In plants, animals, and some protists, the zygote will begin to divide by mitosis to produce a multicellular organism. The result of this process is an embryo.
Related Journal of Embryology
Journal of Stem cell biology and transplantation; Human Genetics & Embryology; Journal of Phylogenetic Evolutionary Biology; Biology and Medicine; Advances in Anatomy Embryology and Cell Biology, Romanian journal of morphology and embryology, Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, Neuroembryology, International Journal of Embryology
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