to receive within itself or into another part; specif., to telescope (one section of the intestines) into another; invaginate
Origin of intussuscept; from Classical Latin intus, within + susceptus, past participle of suscipere: see intussusception
transitive verbin·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.
Origin of intussusceptProbably back-formation from intussusception.