Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To cause (a body part) to turn inside out by eversion of an inner surface.

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  • v. To evert a body organ inside surface to outside.
  • v. To cause a body organ or part to become inside-out.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Protruded, or grown out, as an evagination{2}; turned inside out; unsheathed; evaginated.
  • v. To become evaginate; to cause to be evaginate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To unsheathe; withdraw from a sheath: opposed to invaginate.
  • Pushed out or everted; turned inside out.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin ēvāgīnāre, ēvāgīnāt-, to unsheath : ē-, ex-, ex- + vāgīna, sheath.

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Latin evaginare, to unsheath; ex-,from +vagina, sheath

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