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evaginate

[ ih-vaj-uh-neyt ]
/ 瑟藞v忙d蕭 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), e路vag路i路nat路ed, e路vag路i路nat路ing.
to turn inside out, or cause to protrude by eversion, as a tubular organ.
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Origin of evaginate

1650鈥60; <Late Latin 膿v膩g墨n膩tus (past participle of 膿v膩g墨n膩re) unsheathed, equivalent to 膿-e-1 + v膩g墨n(a) scabbard, sheath (see vagina) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM evaginate

e路vag路i路na路ble [ih-vaj-uh-nuh-buhl], /瑟藞v忙d蕭 蓹 n蓹 b蓹l/, adjectivee路vag路i路na路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for evaginate

evaginate
/ (瑟藞v忙d蕭瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) med to turn (an organ or part) inside out; turn the outer surface of (an organ or part) back on itself

Derived forms of evaginate

evagination, noun

Word Origin for evaginate

C17: from Late Latin 膿v膩g墨n膩re to unsheathe, from v膩g墨na sheath
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