# Intussuscept

[in-tuh s-suh-sept] /ˌɪn təs səˈsɛpt/

**verb** (used with object)

1.

to take within, as one part of the intestine into an adjacent part; invaginate.

/ˌɪntəssəˈsɛpt/

**verb**

1.

(transitive; usually passive) (pathol) to turn or fold (an organ or a part) inwards; invaginate

intussuscept in·tus·sus·cept (ĭn’tə-sə-sěpt’)

v. in·tus·sus·cept·ed, in·tus·sus·cept·ing, in·tus·sus·cepts

To take within, as in telescoping one part of the intestine into another; invaginate.

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