Medical Definition of inversion
1: a reversal of position, order, form, or relationship: asa: a dislocation of a bodily structure in which it is turned partially or wholly inside out <inversion of the uterus>b: the condition (as of the foot) of being turned or rotated inward—compare eversion 2c: retroflexiond: a breaking off of a chromosome section and its subsequent reattachment in inverted position; also : a chromosomal section that has undergone this process
2a: the conversion of dextrorotatory sucrose into a levorotatory mixture of glucose and fructoseb: a change from one stereochemical figuration at a chiral center in a usually organic molecule to the opposite configuration that is brought about by a reaction in which a substitution of one group is made for a different group
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