invaginable

invaginable

[in-vaj-uh-nuh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being invaginated; susceptible of invagination.

Origin:
1885–90; invagin(ate) + -able

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invaginate
 
vb
1.  pathol to push one section of (a tubular organ or part) back into itself so that it becomes ensheathed; intussuscept
2.  (intr) (of the outer layer of an organism or part) to undergo invagination
 
adj
3.  (of an organ or part) folded back upon itself
 
[C19: from Medieval Latin invāgīnāre, from Latin in-² + vāgīna sheath]
 
in'vaginable
 
adj

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