intussuscipiens

intussuscipiens

 [in″tŭ-sŭ-sip´e-ens]
the portion of the intestine containing the intussusceptum.

in·tus·sus·cip·i·ens

(in'tŭs-sŭs-sip'ē-enz),
The portion of the bowel in intussusception that receives the other portion.
[L. intus, within, + suscipiens, pr. p. of suscipio, to take up]

intussuscipiens

/in·tus·sus·cip·i·ens/ (-sip´e-ens) the portion of intestine containing the intussusceptum.

in·tus·sus·cip·i·ens

(in'tŭ-sŭ-sip'ē-ĕnz)
The portion of the bowel, in intussusception, which receives the other portion.
[L. intus, within, + suscipiens, pr. p. of suscipio, to take up]

intussuscipiens

the portion of the intestine containing the intussusceptum.
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The specimen consisted of a small intestinal segment with the intussusceptum telescoping into the intussuscipiens.
Intussusception is defined as the telescoping of a proximal segment of intestine, termed intussusceptum, into the distal intestinal loop, known as intussuscipiens.
These ring shadows represent contrast reflux within the lumen between the walls of the intussusceptum and intussuscipiens (Figure 16).
It appears as a complex soft-tissue mass, consisting of the outer intussuscipiens and the central intussusceptum.
The outer hypoechoic layer represents the intussuscipiens, and the hypoechoic inner layer represents the intussusceptum.
The typically crescentic fatrepresents the mesentery drawn into the intussuscipiens, and the soft tissue is a combination of bowel, lymph nodes, and mesenteric vasculature.
In both the small bowel and colon, an intussusception causing incomplete obstruction is found as contrast material trapped between the intussusceptum and intussuscipiens creating a "coiled-spring" appearance.