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  • n. The act of evaginating

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of unsheathing.
  • n. An outgrowth or protruded part.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of unsheathing. Craig.
  • n. In zoology: The act or process of evaginating, unsheathing, or withdrawing; hence, a protrusion of some part or organ.
  • n. That which is protruded, unsheathed, or evaginated: said of any protrusible part or organ.


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  • the verb form evaginate means "to turn inside out, or cause to protrude by eversion, as a tubular organ"

    December 9, 2008