HyperDic: invaginate

English > 2 senses of the word invaginate:
VERBcontactinvaginatesheathe
contactinvaginate, introvertfold inwards
English > invaginate: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsheathe.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The chrysalis is invaginated"
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
BroadersheatheCover with a protective sheathing
Spanishencapsular
Nounsinvaginationthe condition of being folded inward or sheathed
English > invaginate: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFold inwards.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"some organs can invaginate"
Synonymintrovert
Narrowerintussusceptintrovert or invaginate
Broaderdraw in, retractPull inward or towards a center
Spanishinvaginar
Nounsinvaginationthe folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface

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