Glossary of Medical Terms

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To the internal of; within. It is used in a variety of applications. 1. Expressing entrance, or a passing from the external of a thing to its interior parts; next verbs expressing motion; as, come into the home; go into the church; one stream falls or runs into other; water enters into the beautiful vessels of plants. 2. Expressing penetration beyond the external or surface, or access to the internal, or contents; as, to look into a letter or book; to look into an apartment. 3. Indicating insertion; as, to infuse more spirit or animation into a composition. 4. Denoting involving; as, put these ideas into another words. 5. Indicating the passing of a thing from one form, condition, or state to other; as, compound substances may be resolved into others which are more simple; ice is convertible into water, and water into vapor; men are more easily drawn than forced into compliance; we may reduce much distinct substances into one mass; men are led by evidence into belief of truth, and are often enticed into the commission of crimes'into; she burst into tears; children are sometimes frightened into fits; all persons are liable to be seduced into error and folly. Compare In. Origin: In + to. Source: Websters Vocabulary
foramen ischiadicum   foramen jugulare   foramen lacerum   foramen lacerum anterius   foramen lacerum medium   foramen lacerum posterius   foramen lateralis ventriculi quarti   foramen magnum   (3)
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