evagination

noun evag·i·na·tion \ i-ˌva-jə-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of evagination

1 : an act or instance of everting
2 : a product of eversion : outgrowth

Origin and Etymology of evagination

Late Latin evagination-, evaginatio, act of unsheathing, from Latin evaginare to unsheathe, from e- + vagina sheath


Medical Dictionary

evagination

noun evag·i·na·tion \ i-ˌvaj-ə-ˈnā-shən \

medical Definition of evagination

1 : a process of turning outward or inside out
  • evagination of a plasma membrane
2 : a part or structure that is produced by evagination

evaginate

play \i-ˈvaj-ə-ˌnāt\ transitive verb evaginated; evaginating

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