intussuscept

verb in·tus·sus·cept \ ˌin-tə-sə-ˈsept \

Definition of intussuscept

transitive verb
:to take in by or cause to undergo intussusception; especially :invaginate
intransitive verb
:to undergo intussusception

Origin and Etymology of intussuscept

back-formation from intussusception


Medical Dictionary

intussuscept

transitive verb in·tus·sus·cept \ ˌint-ə-sə-ˈsept \

medical Definition of intussuscept

:to cause to turn inward especially upon itself or to be received in some other thing or part; especially :to cause (an intestine) to undergo intussusception
  • the bowel became intussuscepted
intransitive verb
:to undergo intussusception
  • some 3 ft. of the ileum had intussuscepted through the ileocecal valve into the cecum
  • Veterinary Record

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