emboly


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em·bo·ly

 (ĕm′bə-lē)
n. pl. em·bo·lies
The formation of a gastrula from a blastula by invagination.

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

emboly

(ˈɛmbəlɪ)
n, pl -lies
(Biology) another name for invagination3
[C19: from Greek embolē an insertion, from emballein to throw in; see emblem]