emboly

emboly

[em-buh-lee]
noun, plural embolies. Embryology.
the pushing or growth of one part into another, as in the formation of certain gastrulas.

Origin:
1875–80; < Greek embolḗ a putting into place, akin to embállein to throw in

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emboly (ˈɛmbəlɪ)
 
n , pl -lies
another name for invagination
 
[C19: from Greek embolē an insertion, from emballein to throw in; see emblem]

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emboly em·bo·ly (ěm'bə-lē)
n.
The formation of a gastrula from a blastula by invagination.

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