Origin of epibolyClassical Greek epibol?, a throwing upon from epiballein, to throw upon from epi-, on, upon + ballein, to throw: see ball
Origin of epibolyGreek epibolē a throwing or laying on from epiballein to throw on epi- epi- ballein to throw ; see gwelə- in Indo-European roots.
- (embryology) The expansion of one cell sheet over other cells, as takes place during gastrulation or secondary intention wound healing.
From Ancient Greek ἐπιβολή (ἐpivolí, “addition”)
epiboly - Medical Definition
- ep′i·bol′ic (ĕp′ə-bŏl′ĭk)