invaginate

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

invaginate (third-person singular simple present invaginates, present participle invaginating, simple past and past participle invaginated)

  1. (medicine, surgery) To fold up or enclose into a sheath-like or pouch-like structure, either naturally or as part of a surgical procedure.
  2. (medicine) To turn or fold inwardly.
  3. (medicine) Infolding to create a hollow space where none had existed, as with a gastrula forming from a blastula.

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Adjective[edit]

invaginate (not comparable)

  1. (biology) sheathed
  2. (biology) Having one portion of a hollow organ drawn back within another portion.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

invaginate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of invaginarsi
  2. second-person plural imperative of invaginarsi
  3. feminine plural of invaginato