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intussuscept

[in-tuh s-suh-sept]
verb (used with object)
  1. to take within, as one part of the intestine into an adjacent part; invaginate.
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Origin of intussuscept

First recorded in 1825–35; back formation from intussusception
Related formsin·tus·sus·cep·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for intussuscept

intussuscept

verb
  1. (tr; usually passive) pathol to turn or fold (an organ or a part) inwards; invaginate
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Derived Formsintussusceptive, adjective
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intussuscept in Medicine

intussuscept

(ĭn′tə-sə-sĕpt)
v.
  1. To take within, as in telescoping one part of the intestine into another; invaginate.
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