evaginate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin evaginare, to unsheath; ex-,from +vagina, sheath

Verb[edit]

evaginate (third-person singular simple present evaginates, present participle evaginating, simple past and past participle evaginated)

  1. (intransitive) To evert a bodily organ inside surface to outside.
  2. (transitive) To cause a bodily organ or part to turn inside out.

Adjective[edit]

evaginate (not comparable)

  1. Protruded, or grown out, as an evagination; turned inside out; unsheathed; evaginated.
    an evaginate membrane

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēvāgīnāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēvāgīnō