Definition of Infolding

1. Noun. The folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface. "The invagination of the blastula"




Definition of Infolding

1. Verb. (present participle of infold) ¹

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Definition of Infolding

1. infold [v] - See also: infold

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infolding

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infolding (current term)
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Literary usage of Infolding

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"RH 1869:210. purple-brown, spotted with deeper brown : labellum 3-lobed, lateral lobes infolding the column, whitish without, yellow veined wiih purple ..."

2. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... the line of infolding): ligules short, pale yellow according to Null all, but certainly sometimes if not always purplish or rose-color: akim-s ..."

3. A Treatise on Diseases of the Anus, Rectum, and Pelvic Colon by James Percival Tuttle (1902)
"... i enables one to keep the latter free from irritating substances by frequen Fio. 88 C.—LONGITUDINAL SECTION SHOWING RESULTS OF infolding RY ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"By a process of infolding, the thicker end is partially invaginated, the middle portion or "hind-body" and the organism may now present a superficial ..."

5. Wood's Illustrated Plant Record: With King's Check Tablets, for the Rapid ...by Alphonso Wood, Franklin Hiram King by Alphonso Wood, Franklin Hiram King (1877)
"... like incumbent, but the cotyledons partly infolding the radicle : seeds globular. Mustard. Size (compared with albumen, if any). Minute. Large. ..."

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