evagination

Protrusion of some part or organ from its normal position. [L. e, out, + vagina, sheath]

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evag·i·na·tion i-.vaj-ə-'nā-shən n
1) a process of turning outward or inside out <\evagination of a plasma membrane>
2) a part or structure that is produced by evagination called also outpocketing, outpouching
evag·i·nate i-'vaj-ə-.nāt vt, -nat·ed; -nat·ing

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n.
the protrusion of a part or organ from a sheathlike covering or by eversion of its inner surface.

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evag·i·na·tion (e-vaj″ĭ-naґshən) obtrusion of a layer or part to form a pouch.

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  • évagination — [ evaʒinasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1870; de é et (in)vagination 1 ♦ Méd. Saillie anormale d un organe. ⇒ hernie, invagination, prolapsus. 2 ♦ Zool. Saillie en forme de doigt d une membrane ou d une couche cellulaire. ● évagination nom féminin (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Evagination — E*vag i*na tion, n. [L. evaginatio an extending, evaginare to unsheathe; e out + vagina sheath.] 1. The act of unsheathing. [1913 Webster] 2. An outgrowth or protruded part. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evagination — noun Etymology: Late Latin evagination , evaginatio, act of unsheathing, from Latin evaginare to unsheathe, from e + vagina sheath Date: circa 1676 1. an act or instance of everting 2. a product of eversion ; outgrowth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • evagination — ə̇ˌvajəˈnāshən, (ˌ)ēˌv noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin evagination , evaginatio act of unsheathing, from Latin evaginatus + ion , io ion 1. : the act or an instance of evaginating 2. : a product of evaginating : outgrowth …   Useful english dictionary

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  • evagination — noun The act of evaginating …   Wiktionary

  • évagination — (entrée créée par le supplément) (é va ji na sion) s. f. Sortie d une gaîne. •   Les glandes salivaires sont des évaginations de la paroi de l oesophage, H. FOL Acad. des sc. Comptes rend. t. LXXXI, p. 524. ÉTYMOLOGIE    É , préfixe, et latin… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Evagination — Evaginatio̱n [zu lat. evaginare = aus der Scheide ziehen] w; , en: operative Beseitigung eines ↑Invaginats …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Evagination — Eva|gi|na|ti|on [...v...] die; , en <aus lat. evaginatio zu evaginare »aus der Scheide ziehen«> operative Beseitigung eines ↑Invaginats (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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