to insert or receive, as into a sheath; sheathe.
to fold or draw (a tubular organ) back within itself; intussuscept.
to become invaginated; undergo invagination.
to form a pocket by turning in.
folded or turned back upon itself.
- un·in·vag·i·nat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for invaginate
pathol to push one section of (a tubular organ or part) back into itself so that it becomes ensheathed; intussuscept
(intr) (of the outer layer of an organism or part) to undergo invagination
(of an organ or part) folded back upon itself
- invaginable, adjective
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