Embryology is the study of the growth and development
of the embryo and fetus throughout pregnancy - from
fertilization of the ovum until birth.
There are some controversial ethical issues concerning
aspects of embryology. Some of these follow from
religious opinions about research using human embryos.
Such controversies together with the scientific
advances that result from such studies combine to
keep embryology in public awarenes via news publications
More about Embryology:
A medical specialist in the field of embryology
is called an embryologist. The
adjective used to refer to embryology is "embryological",
a term that is rarely used.