Definition of infolded in English:

infolded

adjective

technical
  • Turned or folded inwards.

    • ‘Once inside the plant, an infolded plasma membrane forms around the bacterium to produce an infection thread.’
    • ‘The infolded grooves served to produce a strong tooth attachment, and it is unlikely that they functioned in venom conduction.’
    • ‘The hand of the soldier and the two hands of the servant signify the three-fold accusation and denial; the infolded hands of Peter tellingly express both denial and repentance.’
    • ‘Interestingly, there are mitochondrial-rich infolded membrane regions of the tracheolar end cells and tracheolar cells that surround tracheoles in the vicinity of their branch points.’

Pronunciation:

infolded

/ɪnˈfəʊldɪd/