emperipolesis

[ ĕm-pĕr′ə-pə-lēsĭs ]

n.

Active penetration by one cell into and through a larger cell.

Nearby words

  1. empathise,
  2. empathize,
  3. empathy,
  4. empedocles,
  5. empennage,
  6. emperor,
  7. emperor butterfly,
  8. emperor jones, the,
  9. emperor moth,
  10. emperor penguin


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