Term: DEL epiboly
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Name: DEL
Synonyms: deep cell layer, DEL cells
Definition: A multilayer of deep cells of fairly uniform thickness that forms during early epiboly (at dome stage; upon conversion of the blastodisc to the blastoderm); during gastrulation the DEL (deep cell layer) gives rise to the epiblast and hypoblast.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000711]
Name: epiboly
Definition: The expansion of one cell sheet over other cells or yolk.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0090504]    QuickGO    AmiGO