intussusceptum

[ ĭn′tə-sə-sĕptəm ]

n.

The part of the bowel that is invaginated within another part in an intussusception.

Nearby words

  1. intumescence,
  2. intumescent,
  3. inturn,
  4. intussuscept,
  5. intussusception,
  6. intussuscipiens,
  7. intwine,
  8. intwist,
  9. inuit,
  10. inuk


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