infolding


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infolding

/in·fold·ing/ (in-fold´ing)
1. the folding inward of a layer of tissue, as in the formation of the neural tube in the embryo.
2. the enclosing of redundant tissue by suturing together the walls of the organ on either side of it.

infolding

(ĭn-fōld′ĭng)
Process of enclosing within a fold; an operation formerly employed in the treatment of stomach ulcer in which the walls on either side of the lesion are sutured together.