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Intussusception may refer to:
  • Intussusception (medical disorder)
    Intussusception (medical disorder)
    An intussusception is a medical condition in which a part of the intestine has invaginated into another section of intestine, similar to the way in which the parts of a collapsible telescope slide into one another. This can often result in an obstruction...

  • Intussusception (blood vessel growth)
    Intussusception (blood vessel growth)
    Intussusception is the process whereby a new blood vessel is created by the splitting of an existing blood vessel in two. It is one of the three ways that blood vessels are known to be formed in the human body, the other two being angiogenesis and vasculogenesis.Intussusception, also known as...