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EtymologyEdit

Latin evaginare (to unsheath), from ex (from) and 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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