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1Turn or fold inward; invaginate.‘an ovary formed from the infolded carpel’
- ‘These animals have meroblastic eggs and infold the endoderm through a primitive streak.’
- ‘It is as if the two spaces were collapsing around a single hinge, as if space has been infolded.’
- ‘Rather, they appear as relatively small crustal domains infolded with younger, Pan-African rock assemblages.’
2datedvariant spelling of enfold
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