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Chick Embryo

The developmental entity of a fertilized chicken egg (ZYGOTE). The developmental process begins about 24 h before the egg is laid at the BLASTODISC, a small whitish spot on the surface of the EGG YOLK. After 21 days of incubation, the embryo is fully developed before hatching.

Year introduced: 1964

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Tree Number(s): A13.350.150, A16.331.200

MeSH Unique ID: D002642

Entry Terms:

  • Embryo, Chick
  • Chick Embryos
  • Embryos, Chick

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