- a rolling up or folding in upon itself.
- a part so formed.
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Origin of involution
OTHER WORDS FROM involutionsu·per·in·vo·lu·tion, noun
Words nearby involution
Example sentences from the Web for involution
Ecks was executing a series of caricatures illustrating the involution of Hodgkins' face back into a crab-apple.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
(a) Involution forms characterised by alterations of shape (Fig. 90).
(b) Involution forms characterised by loss of staining power.
Amongst these the most marked is the formation of the embryonic rim, which is nothing less than the commencement of an involution.
It is very probable that there is one involution to each segment of the body between the front and hind ends of the Oviduct.