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[L. inversio, to turn inward]
1. The reversal of a normal relationship. 2. A turning inside out of an organ, e.g., the uterus. 3. In chemistry, the process of converting sucrose (which rotates the plane of polarized light to the right) into a mixture of dextrose and levulose (which rotates the plane to the left). The resulting mixture is called invert sugar, and the enzyme that catalyzes this conversion is called invertase. SEE: enzyme 4. Turning inward, e.g., medial distortion or injury of the ankle joint.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Inversion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748002/all/inversion.
Inversion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748002/all/inversion. Accessed November 21, 2019.
Inversion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748002/all/inversion
Inversion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748002/all/inversion.
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