in·​fold | \ in-ˈfōld How to pronounce infold (audio) \
infolded; infolding; infolds

Definition of infold

intransitive verb

: to fold inward or toward one another

First Known Use of infold

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Infold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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in·​fold | \ in-ˈfōld How to pronounce infold (audio) \

Medical Definition of infold

: to cover or surround with folds or a covering infold the hernial sac with sutures

intransitive verb

\ ˈin-​ˌ \ : to fold inward or toward one another the neural crests infold and fuse

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