Term: EVL epiboly
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Name: EVL
Synonyms: enveloping layer
Definition: Outermost monolayer of cells surrounding the embryo that become very flattened in the blastula and give rise to the periderm. Sometimes used synonymously with periderm.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000086]
Name: epiboly
Definition: The expansion of one cell sheet over other cells or yolk.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0090504]    QuickGO    AmiGO