in·tus·sus·cep·tion noun \-ˈsep-shən\
: invagination; especially : the slipping of a length of intestine into an adjacent portion usually producing obstruction
: the deposition of new particles of formative material among those already embodied in a tissue or structure (as in the growth of living organisms)—compare accretion, apposition 1
—in·tus·sus·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective
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