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Noun: fertilized egg
  1. An animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into foetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
    - embryo, conceptus, fertilised egg [Brit]

Derived forms: fertilized eggs

Type of: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

Encyclopedia: Fertilized egg