invagination definition

  • noun:
    • The act or procedure of invaginating or the condition of being invaginated.
    • An invaginated organ or component.
    • Embryology The infolding of a portion of the outer layer of a blastula when you look at the formation of a gastrula.
    • the procedure where an anatomical component invaginates upon it self or into another structure.
    • one of many methods by which various germinal layers of this ovum are differentiated.
    • the health of an invaginated organ or part.
    • The inward activity of the wall of a tissue or cellular, to make a cavity; also, the cavity thus formed.
    • The inward activity of just one part of the wall surface of a blastula, to form a gastrula; the entire process of gastrulation, where levels of the ovum are differentiated.
    • The act of introverting or sheathing, or the state of being sheathed; insertion or reception as into a sheath; intussusception.
    • the foldable in of an outer layer in order to form a pocket in the surface
    • the condition of being collapsed inwards or sheathed

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