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vt in·tus·sus·cept \ˌint-ə-sə-ˈsept\

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>
March 28, 2015
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