Evaginate | definition of evaginate by Medical dictionary
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To cause (a body part) to turn inside out by eversion of an inner surface.
1. Emergence from a sheath. evaginate (-nat), adjective
evaginate to push out (e.g. a tubular organ), turn inside out or unsheath.
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The fact that this system can evaginate
precociously in response to an ATP-containing medium (Hilfer and others 1977) implicates contractile forces in thyroid evagination and suggests an active role for microfilaments (Lewis 1955; Wessells and others 1971; Burnside 1973; Schroeder 1973) in the morphogenesis of this system.