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Synonyms for invaginate

sheathe

fold inwards

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Following gastrulation, the notochord plate invaginates about the axial midline to make a cylindrical rod during tailbud formation, and then the notochord cells are moved toward the midline to form a single row by an event known as convergent extension (Fig.
Testis descents and invaginates the processus vaginalis from behind.
In sulcus vocalis, either the superficial layer of the lamina propria is absent altogether (usually causing severe dysphonia and requiring considerable vocal effort), or a portion of the epithelium invaginates through the superficial layer of the lamina propria and adheres to the vocal ligament.
Intussusception is a condition in which a part of the bowel (intussusceptum) invaginates into the lumen of an immediately adjoining part (intussuscipiens) in the direction of normal peristalsis or occasionally in a retrograde direction (Rallis et al.
The parotid gland is formed by the proliferating ectoderm of the primitive oral cavity, which invaginates into the adjacent mesenchyma during the sixth week of pre-natal development.
Telophase II--nuclei form, membrane invaginates and cytokinesis occurs.
The mantle epithelium invaginates and forms the so-called pearl sac, around which the pearl grows.
The peritoneum invaginates into the liver parenchyma normally or as an anatomic variation or pathologically leading to the formation of fissures and furrows.
Intussusception occurs when part of the intestine invaginates or telescopes into a distal portion of bowel, causing obstruction.
Intussusception occurs when one segment of bowel (intussusceptum) invaginates into another (intussuscipiens) just distal to it leading to obstruction.