embryophyte[em′brē ō fīt′]
any of a subkingdom (Embryobionta) of plants, having an enclosed embryo, as within a seed or archegonium, including bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms
Any of numerous primarily land-dwelling plants having a sporophytic embryo that develops within gametophytic tissue, including the bryophytes and the vascular plants. Also called land plant.
- (biology) Any member of the subkingdom Embryophyta; most land plants.