Introsusception

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Introsusception (Med) Same as Intussusception.
    • Introsusception The act or process of receiving within. "The person is corrupted by the introsusception of a nature which becomes evil thereby."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n introsusception The act of receiving within.
    • n introsusception In anatomy and botany, same as intussusception.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Introsusception in-tro-su-sep′shun the act of taking in, as nourishment.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. intro, within, susception-em, suscipĕre.

Usage

In literature:

This introsusception of our souls and our sentiments created a mysterious struggle between Taillefer and myself.
"The Red Inn" by Honore de Balzac
Sometimes to an introsusception of one part of the intestine into another, and very frequently to a strangulated hernia or rupture.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
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