intussuscept
verb Etymology: back-formation from intussusception Date: 1802 transitive verb to take in by or cause to undergo intussusception; especially invaginate intransitive verb to undergo intussusception

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  • intussuscept — [in΄tə sə sept′] vt. [< L intus, within + susceptus, pp. of suscipere: see INTUSSUSCEPTION] to receive within itself or into another part; specif., to telescope (one section of the intestines) into another; invaginate …   English World 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

  • intussuscept — in·tus·sus·cept .int ə sə sept vt to cause to turn inward esp. upon itself or to be received in some other thing or part esp to cause (an intestine) to undergo intussusception <the bowel became intussuscepted> vi to undergo intussusception… …   Medical dictionary

  • intussuscept — v. insert into another part, take in, infold (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intussuscept — in·tus·sus·cept …   English syllables

  • intussuscept — in•tus•sus•cept [[t]ˌɪn təs səˈsɛpt[/t]] v. t. phl to take within, as one part of the intestine into an adjacent part; invaginate • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • intussuscept — /ɪntəsəˈsɛpt/ (say intuhsuh sept) verb (t) to take within, as one part of the intestine into an adjacent part; invaginate. {backformation from intussusception} –intussusceptive, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • intussuscept — verb introvert or invaginate the intussuscepted gut • Derivationally related forms: ↑intussusception • Hypernyms: ↑invaginate, ↑introvert • Verb Frames: Something s …   Useful english dictionary

  • intussuscepted — intussusceptˈed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑intussusception …   Useful english dictionary

  • intussusceptive — See intussuscept. * * * …   Universalium

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