epibole


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e·pib·o·ly

, epibole (ē-pib'ŏ-lē),
1. A process involved in gastrulation of telolecithal eggs in which, as a result of differential growth, some of the cells of the protoderm move over the surface toward the lips of the blastopore.
2. Growth of epithelium in an organ culture to surround the underlying mesenchymal tissue.
[G. epibolē, a throwing or laying on]
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e·pib·o·ly

, epibole (ē-pib'ŏ-lē)
1. A process involved in gastrulation of telolecithal eggs in which, as a result of differential growth, some cells of the protoderm move over the surface toward the lips of the blastopore.
2. Growth of epithelium in an organ culture to surround the underlying mesenchymal tissue.
[G. epibolē, a throwing or laying on]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epibole

, epiboly (e-pib'o-le) [Gr. epibole, cover]
Inclusion of the hypoblast within the epiblast due to swifter growth of the latter.
See: embole
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e·pib·o·ly

, epibole (ē-pib'ŏ-lē)
Growth of epithelium in an organ culture to surround the underlying mesenchymal tissue.
[G. epibolē, a throwing or laying on]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The Medusaegraptus epibole and lower Ludlovian Konservat-Lagerstatten of eastern North America.
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