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

First Known Use of evagination

circa 1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for evagination

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

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The first known use of evagination was circa 1676

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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

Other words from evagination

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

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