intussusceptive

intussuscept

[in-tuhs-suh-sept]
verb (used with object)
to take within, as one part of the intestine into an adjacent part; invaginate.

Origin:
1825–35; back formation from intussusception

intussusceptive, adjective
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intussuscept (ˌɪntəssəˈsɛpt)
 
vb
(tr; usually passive) pathol to turn or fold (an organ or a part) inwards; invaginate
 
intussus'ceptive
 
adj

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intussuscept in·tus·sus·cept (ĭn'tə-sə-sěpt')
v. in·tus·sus·cept·ed, in·tus·sus·cept·ing, in·tus·sus·cepts
To take within, as in telescoping one part of the intestine into another; invaginate.

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