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eversion

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noun ever·sion \i-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

Definition of eversion

  1. 1 :  the act of turning inside out :  the state of being turned inside out <eversion of the bladder>

  2. 2 :  the condition (as of the foot) of being turned or rotated outward

eversible play \-ˈvər-sə-bəl\ adjective


1751

First Known Use of eversion

1751


Medical Dictionary

eversion

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noun ever·sion \i-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

Medical Definition of eversion

  1. 1:  the act of turning inside out :  the state of being turned inside out <eversion of the eyelid> <eversion of the bladder>

  2. 2:  the condition (as of the foot) of being turned or rotated outward—compare inversion 1b

eversible \-ˈvər-sə-bəl\play adjective



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