eversion

noun
ever·​sion | \ i-ˈvər-zhən How to pronounce eversion (audio) , -shən \

Definition of eversion

1 : the act of turning inside out : the state of being turned inside out eversion of the bladder
2 : the condition (as of the foot) of being turned or rotated outward

Other Words from eversion

eversible \ i-​ˈvər-​sə-​bəl How to pronounce eversion (audio) \ adjective

Examples of eversion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Made from thin polyethylene, the robot expands from its tip by eversion. Annalee Newitz, Ars Technica, 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of eversion

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Eversion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eversion. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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eversion

noun
ever·​sion | \ i-ˈvər-zhən, -shən How to pronounce eversion (audio) \

Medical Definition of eversion

1 : the act of turning inside out : the state of being turned inside out eversion of the eyelid eversion of the bladder
2 : the condition (as of the foot) of being turned or rotated outward — compare inversion sense 1b

Other Words from eversion

eversible \ -​ˈvər-​sə-​bəl How to pronounce eversion (audio) \ adjective

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