infolding


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in·fold

 (ĭn-fōld′)
v. in·fold·ed, in·fold·ing, in·folds
v.intr.
To fold inward.
v.tr.
To enfold.

in·fold′er n.
in·fold′ment n.
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Noun1.infolding - the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surfaceinfolding - the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface; "the invagination of the blastula"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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