What is Involution?

Involution definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:

an act or instance of involving or entangling; involvement.
the state of being involved.
something complicated.
Botany, Zoology.

  1. a rolling up or folding in upon itself.
  2. a part so formed.
Biology. retrograde development; degeneration.
Physiology. the regressive changes in the body occurring with old age.
Grammar. a complex construction in which the subject is separated from its predicate by intervening clauses or phrases.
Mathematics. a function that is its own inverse.