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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: intussusception(0.01170 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to intussusception.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in
the surface; “the invagination of the blastula” [syn: invagination,
2: (biology) growth in the surface area of a cell by the
deposit of new particles between existing particles in the
English → English (gcide)
Intussusception \In`tus*sus*cep"tion\, n. [L. intus within +
susception. Cf. Introsusception.]
1. The reception of one part within another.
2. (Med.) The abnormal reception or slipping of a part of a
tube, by inversion and descent, within a contiguous part
of it; specifically, the reception or slipping of the
upper part of the small intestine into the lower;
introsusception; invagination. --Dunglison.
3. (Bot.) The interposition of new particles of formative
material among those already existing, as in a cell wall,
or in a starch grain.
4. (Physiol.) The act of taking foreign matter, as food, into
a living body; the process of nutrition, by which dead
matter is absorbed by the living organism, and ultimately
converted into the organized substance of its various
tissues and organs.
Dead bodies increase by apposition; living bodies by