Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The formation of a gastrula from a blastula by invagination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In embryology, that mode of invagination by which a vesicular morula or blastosphere becomes a gastrula.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biol.) Embolic invagination. See under invagination.

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  • noun biology embolic invagination

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek embolē, insertion, from emballein, to insert; see emblem.]

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Ancient Greek a putting into.

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