infold

verb in·fold \ in-ˈfōld \

Definition of infold

transitive verb
intransitive verb
: to fold inward or toward one another

First Known Use of infold

15th century


Medical Dictionary

infold

transitive verb in·fold \ in-ˈfōld \

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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