One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Biology the undivided cell of a fertilized ovum or zygote; a cell resulting from the first division of this, especially when giving rise to the embryo (rather than to yolk or other supporting structures).
2Any of the cells forming a plant or animal embryo, or produced by artificial culture from such a cell.
Mid 19th century.
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