eversion

[ih-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n]
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noun

a turning or being turned outward or inside out.

Origin of eversion

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin ēversiōn- (stem of ēversiō), equivalent to ēvers(us) (see eversible) + -iōn- -ion
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eversion

[ĭ-vûrzhən]

n.

A turning outward, as of the eyelid.
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