Medical Dictionary

intussusception

noun in·tus·sus·cep·tion \-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of INTUSSUSCEPTION

1
:  invagination; especially :  the slipping of a length of intestine into an adjacent portion usually producing obstruction
2
:  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
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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