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[in-truh-suh-sep-shuh n]
  1. intussusception.
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Origin of introsusception

First recorded in 1785–95; intro- + (intus)susception
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Historical Examples

  • In respect to the introsusception and hernia, see Ileus, Class I. 3.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II

    Erasmus Darwin

  • Introsusception would hardly be probable, unless they were very different in size.

  • Introsusception, in-tro-su-sep′shun, n. the act of taking in, as nourishment.

  • This introsusception of our souls and our sentiments created a mysterious struggle between Taillefer and myself.

    The Red Inn

    Honore de Balzac

  • Introsusception is not so very rare, even without a strain, or the tendency to it from an ancient wound.


    R. D. Blackmore

introsusception in Medicine


  1. intussusception
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