verb in·tus·sus·cept \ˌin-tə-sə-ˈsept\

Definition of INTUSSUSCEPT

transitive verb
:  to take in by or cause to undergo intussusception; especially :  invaginate
intransitive verb
:  to undergo intussusception


back-formation from intussusception
First Known Use: 1802
Medical Dictionary


transitive verb in·tus·sus·cept \ˌint-ə-sə-ˈsept\

Medical Definition of INTUSSUSCEPT

:  to cause to turn inward especially upon itself or to be received in some other thing or part; especially :  to cause (an intestine) to undergo intussusception <the bowel became intussuscepted>
intransitive verb
:  to undergo intussusception <some 3 ft. of the ileum had intussuscepted through the ileocecal valve into the cecum—Veterinary Record>


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