Evaginate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Evaginate Protruded, or grown out, as an evagination{2}; turned inside out; unsheathed; evaginated; as, an evaginate membrane.
    • v. i. & t Evaginate To become evaginate; to cause to be evaginate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • evaginate To unsheathe; withdraw from a sheath: opposed to invaginate.
    • evaginate Pushed out or everted; turned inside out.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Evaginate ē-vaj′i-nāt to draw from a sheath
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. evaginatus, p. p., unsheathed. See Evagination

Usage

In literature:

Evaginate: extruded by eversion; turned inside out when extruded.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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