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in·vag·i·nate

 (ĭn-văj′ə-nāt′)
tr. & intr.v. in·vag·i·nat·ed, in·vag·i·nat·ing, in·vag·i·nates
1. To enclose or become enclosed in a sheath or similar covering.
2. To turn or become turned inward.
3. To infold or become infolded so as to form a hollow space within a previously solid structure, as in the formation of a gastrula from a blastula.

[Medieval Latin invāgīnāre, invāgīnāt- : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin vāgīna, sheath.]

invaginate

vb
1. (Pathology) pathol to push one section of (a tubular organ or part) back into itself so that it becomes ensheathed; intussuscept
2. (Biology) (intr) (of the outer layer of an organism or part) to undergo invagination
adj
(Biology) (of an organ or part) folded back upon itself
[C19: from Medieval Latin invāgīnāre, from Latin in-2 + vāgīna sheath]
inˈvaginable adj

in•vag•i•nate

(v. ɪnˈvædʒ əˌneɪt; adj. -nɪt, -ˌneɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to insert or receive, as into a sheath; sheathe.
2. to fold or draw (a tubular anatomical structure) back within itself; intussuscept.
v.i.
3. to become invaginated; undergo invagination.
4. to form a pocket by turning in.
adj.
5. folded or turned back upon itself.
6. sheathed.
[1650–60; < Medieval Latin invāgīnāre to sheathe]

invaginate


Past participle: invaginated
Gerund: invaginating

Imperative
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invaginate
Present
I invaginate
you invaginate
he/she/it invaginates
we invaginate
you invaginate
they invaginate
Preterite
I invaginated
you invaginated
he/she/it invaginated
we invaginated
you invaginated
they invaginated
Present Continuous
I am invaginating
you are invaginating
he/she/it is invaginating
we are invaginating
you are invaginating
they are invaginating
Present Perfect
I have invaginated
you have invaginated
he/she/it has invaginated
we have invaginated
you have invaginated
they have invaginated
Past Continuous
I was invaginating
you were invaginating
he/she/it was invaginating
we were invaginating
you were invaginating
they were invaginating
Past Perfect
I had invaginated
you had invaginated
he/she/it had invaginated
we had invaginated
you had invaginated
they had invaginated
Future
I will invaginate
you will invaginate
he/she/it will invaginate
we will invaginate
you will invaginate
they will invaginate
Future Perfect
I will have invaginated
you will have invaginated
he/she/it will have invaginated
we will have invaginated
you will have invaginated
they will have invaginated
Future Continuous
I will be invaginating
you will be invaginating
he/she/it will be invaginating
we will be invaginating
you will be invaginating
they will be invaginating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been invaginating
you have been invaginating
he/she/it has been invaginating
we have been invaginating
you have been invaginating
they have been invaginating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been invaginating
you will have been invaginating
he/she/it will have been invaginating
we will have been invaginating
you will have been invaginating
they will have been invaginating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been invaginating
you had been invaginating
he/she/it had been invaginating
we had been invaginating
you had been invaginating
they had been invaginating
Conditional
I would invaginate
you would invaginate
he/she/it would invaginate
we would invaginate
you would invaginate
they would invaginate
Past Conditional
I would have invaginated
you would have invaginated
he/she/it would have invaginated
we would have invaginated
you would have invaginated
they would have invaginated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.invaginate - sheathe; "The chrysalis is invaginated"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
sheathe - cover with a protective sheathing; "sheathe her face"
2.invaginate - fold inwards; "some organs can invaginate"
draw in, retract - pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws"
intussuscept - introvert or invaginate; "the intussuscepted gut"
Translations

in·vag·i·nate

v. invaginar, replegar una porción de una estructura en otra parte de la misma.
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The exploration showed the ileum (with a palpable mass in the lumen) to have been invaginated into the right colon; moreover, it also showed palpable enlarged lymph nodes in the ileocolic mesothelium.
The term "intussusception" defined as a portion of the gut invaginated with another immediately adjacent, almost always it is the proximal; into the distal very rarely indeed is an intussusception retrograde.
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Abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography showed that the terminal ileum was invaginated into the cecum (Figure 1).
Segmental small bowel resection and end-to-end primary anastomosis were performed for the invaginated jejunal segment, resecting most but not all of the small bowel tumoral involvement.
On ultrasonography of the abdomen (Siemens, Germany), the abdomen was highly distended, and a concentric, lamellar echogenic structure of invaginated intestinal segments and a 40 mm target lesion compatible with invagination were observed in intensive gas appearance and thickened hypoechoic intestinal wall (Figure 1).
Variations in techniques of anastomosis have also been proposed to reduce the leakage rates, such as invaginated pancreaticojejunal suture line, duct-to-mucosa anastomosis, ligation of pancreatic duct and pancreaticogastrostomy.
Type 4 involves retrograde intussusception, where the proximal appendix is invaginated into the distal appendix.
Previous reduction of the invaginated segments was not attempted.
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The invaginated portion of bowel is referred to as intussusceptum; the segment of bowel into which it is invaginated is termed as intussuscipiens (Smith, 1985 and Smith, 1980).