eversion

eversion

[ih-vur-zhuhn, -shuhn]
noun
a turning or being turned outward or inside out.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin ēversiōn- (stem of ēversiō), equivalent to ēvers(us) (see eversible) + -iōn- -ion

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evert (ɪˈvɜːt)
 
vb
(tr) to turn (an eyelid, the intestines, or some other bodily part) outwards or inside out
 
[C16: from Latin ēvertere to overthrow, from vertere to turn]
 
e'versible
 
adj
 
e'version
 
n

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eversion e·ver·sion (ĭ-vûr'zhən, -shən)
n.
A turning outward, as of the eyelid.

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