intussusception: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in"tus-su-sep'shun), [key]
- a taking within.
- growth of a cell wall by the deposition of new particles among the existing particles of the wall. Cf. apposition (def. 4).
- Also calledthe slipping of one part within another, as of the intestine.
- intussusception (Thesaurus)