Introsusception In`tro*sus*cep"tion, n. 1. The act or process of receiving within. [1913 Webster]

The person is corrupted by the introsusception of a nature which becomes evil thereby. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Same as {Intussusception}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • introsusception — /in treuh seuh sep sheuhn/, n. intussusception. [1785 95; INTRO + (INTUS)SUSCEPTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • introsusception — SYN: intussusception. * * * in·tro·sus·cep·tion (in″tro sə sepґshən) intussusception …   Medical dictionary

  • introsusception — n. drawing in, absorption; placing of new matter among the old (Botany); slipping of one part into another (Medicine); taking in of foreign matter (Physiology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • introsusception — in·tro·susception …   English syllables

  • introsusception — ˌin.trə, ˌin.(ˌ)trō+ noun Etymology: intro + susception : intussusception …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intussusception — In tus*sus*cep tion, n. [L. intus within + susception. Cf. {Introsusception}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The reception of one part within another. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The abnormal reception or slipping of a part of a tube, by inversion and descent,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intussusception — (Introsusception, v. lat.), 1) Aufnahme ins Innere; bes. 2) innige Aneignung fremder, in dem organischen Körper aufgenommener Stoffe. 3) I. des Darmkanals, s. Darminvagination; 4) (Physiol.), so v.w. Einsaugung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Intussusception — Telescoping (prolapse) of a portion of the intestine within another immediately adjacent portion of intestine. This decreases the supply of blood to the affected part of the intestine, and frequently leads to intestinal obstruction. The pressure… …   Medical dictionary

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