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evaginate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin evaginare, to unsheath; ex-,from +vagina, sheath

VerbEdit

evaginate (third-person singular simple present evaginates, present participle evaginating, simple past and past participle evaginated)

  1. (intransitive) To evert a bodily organ inside surface to outside.
  2. (transitive) To cause a bodily organ or part to turn inside out.

AdjectiveEdit

evaginate (not comparable)

  1. Protruded, or grown out, as an evagination; turned inside out; unsheathed; evaginated.
    an evaginate membrane

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ēvāgīnāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēvāgīnō