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embryonated

Line breaks: em¦bry¦on|ated
Pronunciation: /ˈɛmbrɪəneɪtɪd
 
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Definition of embryonated in English:

adjective

technical
(Of an egg) having developed into an embryo: embryonated chicken eggs would support the growth of a variety of viruses
More example sentences
  • Inhibition of influenza virus replication in embryonated eggs and significant inhibition of multiplication of HBV and FMDV in mouse models are extremely encouraging in developing future antiviral strategies.
  • After ingestion, the shell of the embryonated egg is dissolved by the gastric juice, and the embryo emerges in the duodenum as the rhabdoid larva 200 to 300 m long and 13 to 15 wm thick.
  • This TCF was effectively used to infect embryonated chicken eggs.

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