from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The formation of a gastrula from a blastula by invagination.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. embolic invagination
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Embolic invagination. See under invagination.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In embryology, that mode of invagination by which a vesicular morula or blastosphere becomes a gastrula.
Greek embolē, insertion, from emballein, to insert; see emblem.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek a putting into. (Wiktionary)