Superinvolution



noun
1.
an act or instance of involving or entangling; involvement.
2.
the state of being involved.
3.
something complicated.
4.
Botany, Zoology.

a rolling up or folding in upon itself.
a part so formed.

5.
Biology. retrograde development; degeneration.
6.
Physiology. the regressive changes in the body occurring with old age.
7.
Grammar. a complex construction in which the subject is separated from its predicate by intervening clauses or phrases.
8.
Mathematics. a function that is its own inverse.
noun
1.
the act of involving or complicating or the state of being involved or complicated
2.
something involved or complicated
3.
(zoology) degeneration or structural deformation
4.
(biology) an involute formation or structure
5.
(physiol) reduction in size of an organ or part, as of the uterus following childbirth or as a result of ageing
6.
an algebraic operation in which a number, variable, expression etc, is raised to a specified power Compare evolution (sense 5)
7.
(grammar) an involved construction, such as one in which the subject is separated from the predicate by an additional clause

superinvolution su·per·in·vo·lu·tion (sōō’pər-ĭn’və-lōō’shən)
n.
A reduction in the size of the uterus after childbirth to below its normal size. Also called hyperinvolution.

involution in·vo·lu·tion (ĭn’və-lōō’shən)
n.

A decrease in size of an organ, as of the uterus following childbirth.

The ingrowth and curling inward of a group of cells, as in the formation of a gastrula from a blastula.

A progressive decline or degeneration of normal physiological functioning occurring as a result of the aging process. Also called catagenesis.

in’vo·lu’tion·al adj.
involution
(ĭn’və-l’shən)

A mathematical operation, such as negation, which, when applied to itself, returns the original number.

The ingrowth and curling inward of a group of cells, as in the formation of a gastrula from a blastula.

A decrease in size of an organ, as of the uterus following childbirth.

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