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Synonyms for cocoon

Words related to cocoon

silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs

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retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment

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wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

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Unusual small intestinal obstruction in girls: the abdominal cocoon.
Small bowel obstruction caused by the abdominal cocoon syndrome: possible association with LeVeen shunt.
Despite an extensive search of available literature, we could not come across any similar case in which bowel being encased within a cocoon, that itself was encased within a larger cocoon, as reported here--an abdominal cocoon within a cocoon
Citation: Jayant M, Kaushik R, Cocoon within an abdominal cocoon.