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involution

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involution

noun in·vo·lu·tion \ˌin-və-ˈlü-shən\

Definition of INVOLUTION

1
a :  an inward curvature or penetration b :  the formation of a gastrula by ingrowth of cells formed at the dorsal lip
2
:  a shrinking or return to a former size <involution of the uterus after pregnancy>
3
:  the regressive alterations of a body or its parts characteristic of the aging process; specifically :  decline marked by a decrease of bodily vigor and in women by menopause
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