invaginate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To enclose or be enclosed in or just as if in a sheath.
    • to show or become turned inwards.
    • To infold or come to be infolded to be able to develop a hollow room within a previously solid construction, as in the forming of a gastrula from a blastula.
    • To insert as in a sheath; to create intussusception in.
  • verb:
    • To fold up or enclose into a sheath-like or pouch-like structure, either normally or as an element of a surgical process.
    • to show or fold inwardly.
    • Infolding to produce a hollow area where nothing had existed, as with a gastrula creating from a blastula.
    • fold inwards
    • sheathe
  • adjective:
    • sheathed
    • Having one portion of a hollow organ drawn right back within another portion.
    • Sheathed.
    • Having one portion of a hollow organ drawn back within another part.
  • others:
    • To sheathe; place or receive as into a sheath; introvert: against evaginate.

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