inclusion

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noun in·clu·sion \ in-ˈklü-zhən \

Definition of inclusion

1 :the act of including :the state of being included
2 :something that is included: such as
a :a gaseous, liquid, or solid foreign body enclosed in a mass (as of a mineral)
b :a passive usually temporary product of cell activity (such as a starch grain) within the cytoplasm or nucleus
3 :a relation between two classes that exists when all members of the first are also members of the second — compare membership 3
4 :the act or practice of including students with disabilities in regular school classes

inclusionary

play \in-ˈklü-zhə-ner-ē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of inclusion

Latin inclusion-, inclusio, from includere

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INCLUSION Defined for Kids

inclusion

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noun in·clu·sion \ in-ˈklü-zhən \

Definition of inclusion for Students

1 :an act of taking in as part of a whole :the state of being taken in as part of a whole
  • She suggested inclusion of an entry.
2 :something taken in as part of a whole

Medical Dictionary

inclusion

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noun in·clu·sion \ in-ˈklü-zhən \

medical Definition of inclusion

:something that is included; especially :a passive usually temporary product of cell activity (as a starch grain) within the cytoplasm or nucleus


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