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embryo
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
an organism in the early stages of growth prior to birth, hatching, or sprouting; in humans the first eight weeks of development (prior to the fetal stage)
  • We know what a masquerade all development is, and what effective shapes may be disguised in helpless embryos.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (67% in)
  • Doubtless a vigorous error vigorously pursued has kept the embryos of truth a-breathing: the quest of gold being at the same time a questioning of substances, the body of chemistry is prepared for its soul, and Lavoisier is born.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (47% in)

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