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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of evert.

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Examples

  • During mating each slug everts its lower distal genitalia, including the atrium1, the epiphallus and the oviduct.

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  • First of all, when the embryo starts to move and the membranes burst, there issues forth the watery flood; then afterwards comes the embryo, while the womb everts and the afterbirth comes out from within.

    The History of Animals

  • Christ makes little for the consolation of believers, yea, indeed, quite everts it.

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • But as this plainly contradicts and everts most of what he farther asserts in the exposition of the place, so the apostle concealed not any truth upon such considerations.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • Elevation of the shaft is accompanied by an outward and backward movement; the outward movement everts the anterior end of the rib and opens up the subcostal angle, while the backward movement pulls back the anterior extremity and counteracts the forward thrust due to its elevation; this latter is most noticeable in the lower ribs, which are the shortest.

    III. Syndesmology. 5g. Articulation of the Manubrium and Body of the Sternum

  • —The Tibialis anterior and Peronæus tertius are the direct flexors of the foot at the ankle-joint; the former muscle, when acting in conjunction with the Tibialis posterior, raises the medial border of the foot, i. e., inverts the foot; and the latter, acting with the Peronæi brevis and longus, raises the lateral border of the foot, i. e., everts the foot.

    IV. Myology. 8c. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Leg

  • The Peronæus longus also everts the sole of the foot, and from the oblique direction of the tendon across the sole of the foot is an important agent in the maintenance of the transverse arch.

    IV. Myology. 8c. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Leg

  • The second was a sense of relief at the obligation imposed on him by this unexpected turn of everts.

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  • Hence the muscle which everts the lower lip has been called the musculus superbus.

    The expression of the emotions in man and animals

  • Raising the skin just over the astragalo-scaphoid joint, the knife should be entered with its blade downwards, and across the tendon, and should be made to cut on the bone, while an assistant everts the foot till the tendon gives way with a distinct snap.

    A Manual of the Operations of Surgery For the Use of Senior Students, House Surgeons, and Junior Practitioners

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