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(In*tu"i*tive*ly), adv. In an intuitive manner.
(In*tu"i*tiv*ism) n. The doctrine that the ideas of right and wrong are intuitive. J. Grote.
(In`tu*mesce") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Intumesced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intumescing ] [L. intumescere; pref.
in- in + tumescere to swell up, incho. fr. tumere to swell. See Tumid.] To enlarge or expand with
heat; to swell; specifically, to swell up or bubble up under the action of heat, as before the blowpipe.
In a higher heat, it intumesces, and melts into a yellowish black mass.Kirwan.
(In`tu*mes"cence) n. [Cf. F. intumescence.]
1. The act or process of swelling or enlarging; also, the state of being swollen; expansion; tumidity; especially,
the swelling up of bodies under the action of heat.
The intumescence of nations.Johnson.
2. Anything swollen or enlarged, as a tumor.
(In`tu*mes"cent) a. [L. intumescens, p. pr.] Swelling up; expanding.
(In*tu"mu*la`ted) a. [L. intumulatus. See In- not, and Tumulate.] Unburied. [Obs.]
(In*tune") v. t. To intone. Cf. Entune.
(In*tur"bid*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inturbidated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inturbidating.] [Pref. in-
in + turbid.] To render turbid; to darken; to confuse. [R.]
The confusion of ideas and conceptions under the same term painfully inturbidates his theology.Coleridge.
(In`tur*ges"cence) n. [L. inturgescens, p. pr. of inturgescere to swell up. See 1st In-,
and Turgescent.] A swelling; the act of swelling, or state of being swelled. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(In"tuse) n. [L. intundere to bruise; pref. in- in + tundere, tusum, to beat, bruise.] A bruise; a
contusion. [Obs.] Spenser.
(In`tus*sus*cep"ted) a. [See Intussusception.] Received into some other thing or part,
as a sword into a sheath; invaginated.
(In`tus*sus*cep"tion) n. [L. intus within + susception. Cf. Introsusception.]
1. The reception of one part within another.
2. (Med.) The abnormal reception or slipping of a part of a tube, by inversion and descent, within a
contiguous part of it; specifically, the reception or slipping of the upper part of the small intestine into the
lower; introsusception; invagination. Dunglison.
3. (Bot.) The interposition of new particles of formative material among those already existing, as in a
cell wall, or in a starch grain.
4. (Physiol.) The act of taking foreign matter, as food, into a living body; the process of nutrition, by
which dead matter is absorbed by the living organism, and ultimately converted into the organized substance
of its various tissues and organs.
Dead bodies increase by apposition; living bodies by intussusception.McKendrick.