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- adj. Of or pertaining to epiboly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Growing or covering over; -- said of a kind of invagination. See under invagination.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of epiboly.
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Such a gastrula, formed mainly by overgrowth of the epiblast, is called an epibolic gastrula, as distinguished from the invaginate gastrula of amphioxus.