HyperDic: invagination

English > 2 senses of the word invagination:
NOUNstateinvagination, introversionthe condition of being folded inward or sheathed
processinvagination, introversion, intussusception, infoldingthe folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
English > invagination: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe condition of being folded inward or sheathed.
Synonymintroversion
BroaderconditionA mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
Verbsinvaginatesheathe
English > invagination: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface.
Example"the invagination of the blastula"
Synonymsintroversion, intussusception, infolding
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishinvaginación
Verbsinvaginatefold inwards

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