noun, plural e·pib·o·lies. Embryology.
Origin of epiboly
Related formsep·i·bol·ic [ep-uh-bol-ik] /ˌɛp əˈbɒl ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for epibolic
In Clepsine there is an epibolic gastrula, and mesoblastic bands like those in Euaxes are also formed.
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
In ova with a partial segmentation there is usually some modification of the epibolic gastrula.
The segmentation ends with the formation of an epibolic gastrula.