Definition of eversible in English:



Biology Physiology

See evert

  • ‘These pores are interpreted as having housed eversible vesicles.’
  • ‘Abdominal segments 1-6 have 1-2 pairs of eversible vesicles.’
  • ‘Phylum Nemertea contains about 1,150 species of unsegmented worms that possess an eversible proboscis contained in a fluid-filled cavity or rhynchocoel.’
  • ‘The anteriorly situated, eversible ciliated pits (frontal organs) resemble nuchal organs of polychaete annelids.’
  • ‘Nemertines however, lack a protective cuticle or exoskeleton as well as stalked eyes, but have a characteristic eversible proboscis.’