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in•vag•i•na•tion (in vaj′ə nā′shən),USA pronunciation n.
- the act or process of invaginating.
- Developmental Biology[Embryol.]the inward movement of a portion of the wall of a blastula in the formation of a gastrula.
- Pathologyintussusception (def. 3).
- Anatomya form or shape resulting from an infolded tissue.
- invaginate + -ion 1650–60
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