Definition of Involuted

1. Verb. (past of involute) ¹



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Definition of Involuted

1. involute [v] - See also: involute

Medical Definition of Involuted

1. 1. Rolled inward from the edges; said of leaves in vernation, or of the petals of flowers in aestivation. 2. Turned inward at the margin, as the exterior lip of the Cyprea. Rolled inward spirally. Origin: L. Involutus, p. P. Of involvere. See Involve. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Involuted

involucred
involucres
involucret
involucrets
involucrin
involucrum
involuntarily
involuntariness
involuntary
involuntary guarding
involuntary muscle
involuntary muscles
involuntary nervous system
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involuted (current term)
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involution of the uterus
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involved

Literary usage of Involuted

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1. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"involuted In-us'tion. [Lat. Inus'tio, o'nis; from in, " in," and u'ro, us'tum, to " burn."] A term applied to the burning operation of the cautery. ..."

2. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1858)
"They are about one-fourth thicker than either the non-involuted or ... The lens is directly surrounded by the involuted portion of the primary optic vesicle ..."

3. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1908)
"Tubercle of Darwin, Looking Forward and Downward, upon a Normally involuted Helix—the Most Common Type. Fio. 443.—Tubercle of Darwin, Looking Backward and ..."

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