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n. pl. em·bo·lies
The formation of a gastrula from a blastula by invagination.

[Greek embolē, insertion, from emballein, to insert; see emblem.]
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n, pl -lies
(Biology) another name for invagination3
[C19: from Greek embolē an insertion, from emballein to throw in; see emblem]
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Gastrulation occurs by emboly, epiboly, or some combination of the two (Casteel, 1904; Thompson, 1958; Gohar and Soliman, 1967a, b; Soliman, 1978).