noun, plural e·pib·o·lies. Embryology.
Origin of epiboly
Examples from the Web for epibolic
Historical Examples of epibolic
The epibolic gastrula of the Scorpion, of Isopods, and of other Arthropoda, seems also to be a derived gastrula.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
The segmentation ends with the formation of an epibolic gastrula.
In ova with a partial segmentation there is usually some modification of the epibolic gastrula.
In Clepsine there is an epibolic gastrula, and mesoblastic bands like those in Euaxes are also formed.