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in·tus·sus·cept  audio  (nt-s-spt) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
in·tus·sus·cept·ed, in·tus·sus·cept·ing, in·tus·sus·cepts
To take within, as in telescoping one part of the intestine into another; invaginate.

ETYMOLOGY:
Probably back-formation from intussusception

OTHER FORMS:
intus·sus·ceptive(Adjective)


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