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embryo
used in The Scarlet Letter

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an animal organism in the early stages of growth; in humans the first eight weeks of pregnancy (prior to the fetal stage)
  • —not the mother's smile, responding to it, as other babies do, by that faint, embryo smile of the little mouth, remembered so doubtfully afterwards, and with such fond discussion whether it were indeed a smile.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (73% in)

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