What is fertilized egg?

  • (noun): An animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life.
    Synonyms: embryo, conceptus

Famous quotes containing the words egg and/or fertilized:

    Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
    Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855)