epiboly[ē pib′ə lē]
Origin: Classical Greek epibolē, a throwing upon ; from epiballein, to throw upon ; from epi-, on, upon plush ballein, to throw: see ball
- epibolic adjective
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Origin: Greek epibolē, a throwing or laying on, from epiballein, to throw on : epi-, epi- + ballein, to throw; see gwelə- in Indo-European roots.
- epˌi·bolˈic adjective
epiboly - Medical Definition