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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.
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Anephrotic case of vesicoureteral reflux representing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with podocytic infolding lesions.
Hippocampal infolding angle changes during brain development assessed by prenatal MR imaging.
* Decreased hippocampal infolding angle may be a sign of some process that has affected the brain development.
(6) It was reported that the OCI myodural connections function dynamically to prevent dural infolding during cervical extension, similar to the RCPmi and RCPma bridges.
These myodural bridges may be involved in a dural tension monitoring system to prevent dural infolding and maintain patency of the spinal cord.