National Cancer Institute Thesaurus

Last uploaded: February 25, 2021
Preferred Name

Embryo

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C28147

ALT_DEFINITION

Early stage in the prenatal development of an animal. This stage occurs from implantation until closure of the hard palate.

Early stage in the development of a plant or an animal. In vertebrate animals (have a backbone or spinal column), this stage lasts from shortly after fertilization until all major body parts appear. In particular, in humans, this stage lasts from about 2 weeks after fertilization until the end of the seventh or eighth week of pregnancy.

code

C28147

Concept_In_Subset

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C133239

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C61410

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C133250

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C54452

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C124316

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C77526

Contributing_Source

CDISC

FDA

DEFINITION

An organism in its initial stage of development following fertilization. The human embryonic period lasts approximately eight weeks, during which time organogenesis takes place.

FULL_SYN

embryo

Embryologic

Human Embryo

EMBRYO

Embryo

label

Embryo

Legacy Concept Name

Embryo

Preferred_Name

Embryo

prefixIRI

Thesaurus:C28147

prefLabel

Embryo

Semantic_Type

Embryonic Structure

UMLS_CUI

C0013935

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C13229

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