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- The splitting of young embryos into several sections, each of which develops into an animal. A form of animal cloning, i.e. of producing animals that are genetically identical. In practice, the number of animals that can be produced from a single embryo is less than 10.
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- amnion, apomixis, conversion, dissecting microscope, embryo, embryo cloning, embryo storage, embryo technology, embryogenesis, gamete and embryo storage, indirect embryogenesis, monocotyledon, nucellar embryo, parthenogenesis, polyembryony, pro-embryo, sexed embryos, somatic embryo, vivipary