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emboly

[em-buh-lee] /ˈɛm bə li/
noun, plural embolies. Embryology
1.
the pushing or growth of one part into another, as in the formation of certain gastrulas.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek embolḗ a putting into place, akin to embállein to throw in
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British Dictionary definitions for emboly

emboly

/ˈɛmbəlɪ/
noun (pl) -lies
1.
another name for invagination (sense 3)
Word Origin
C19: from Greek embolē an insertion, from emballein to throw in; see emblem
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emboly in Medicine

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

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