adjective see intussusception

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intussusceptive — See intussuscept. * * * …   Universalium

  • intussusceptive — Relating to or characterized by intussusception …   Medical dictionary

  • intussusceptive — in·tus·sus·cep·tive …   English syllables

  • intussusceptive — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|septiv adjective : of, belonging to, or characterized by intussusception …   Useful english dictionary

  • intussusceptive growth — auxesis …   Medical dictionary

  • intussuscept — intussusceptive, adj. /in teuhs seuh sept /, v.t. to take within, as one part of the intestine into an adjacent part; invaginate. [1825 35; back formation from INTUSSUSCEPTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • Angiogenesis — is a physiological process involving the growth of new blood vessels from pre existing vessels. Though there has been some debate over this, vasculogenesis is the term used for spontaneous blood vessel formation, and intussusception is the term… …   Wikipedia

  • Intussusception (blood vessel growth) — Intussusception is the process whereby a new blood vessel is created by the splitting of an existing blood vessel in two. It is one of the three ways that blood vessels are known to be formed in the human body, the other two being angiogenesis… …   Wikipedia

  • growth — The increase in size of a living being or any of its parts occurring in the process of development. accretionary g. g. by an increase of intercellular material. appositional g. g. accomplished by the addition of new layers on those previously… …   Medical dictionary

  • intussusception — noun Etymology: Latin intus within + susception , susceptio action of undertaking, from suscipere to take up more at susceptible Date: 1707 a drawing in of something from without: as a. invagination; especially the slipping of a length of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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