Definition of epiboly
: the growing of one part about another; especially : such growth of the dorsal lip area during gastrulation
epibolicplay \ˌe-pə-ˈbä-lik\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of epiboly
Greek epibolē addition, from epiballein to throw on, from epi- + ballein to throw — more at devil
First Known Use: 1875
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