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embryonic

, embryonal
of or relating to an embryo
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Pregnancy rates and early embryonic death ratios were evaluated using the "Chi-square test".
Sharma, "Endocrine causes of early embryonic death: an overview," Current Research in Dairy Sciences, vol.
The spherical shape of the embryonic vesicle associated with a poor uterine tone at the abovementioned gestational phase may be an indicator of imminent embryonic death.
When the presence of many echogenic particles are noted within uterine liquid, the Veterinarian should question the viability of embryo and wonder if embryonic death has occurred.
If the BVD virus is circulating in a herd it can cause a number of health problems including: * Reduced conception rates and an increased chance of embryonic death, leading to high numbers of barren cows; * protracted calving periods; * abortions; * stillbirths and deformed and weak calves.
However, embryonic infection that does not result in embryonic death is the basic requirement for successful vertical transmission.
It is also possible that embryonic death is the result of lack of some proteins secreted by the conceptus or the uterus.
Incubation temperature in chickens is 37.5[degrees]C, and temperatures over than 42[degrees]C or under than 30[degrees]C cause embryonic death (KRAUS OVA; PETERKA, 2007; PETERKA et al., 1996; ROMANOFF, 1960).
This virus is responsible for bovine viral diarrhoea, mucosal disease, poor conception and early embryonic death, foetal mummies, the birth of brain-damaged calves, eye defects in newborn calves and a lower resistance to other diseases.