evaginate(redirected from evaginates)
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tr.v. evagi·nated, evagi·nating, evagi·nates
To cause (a body part) to turn inside out by eversion of an inner surface.
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1. Emergence from a sheath.
2. Protrusion of an organ or part. See: invaginationevaginate (-nat), adjective
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evaginateto push out (e.g. a tubular organ), turn inside out or unsheath.
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