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Infold

Infold

1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve. Gilded tombs do worms infold. (Shak) Infold his limbs in bands. (Blackmore)

2. To clasp with the arms; to embrace. Noble Banquo, . . . Let me infold thee, And hold thee to my heart. (Shak)

Origin: Pref. In- in _ fold

alternative forms: enfold.


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biology help!!!!!!!!!!

... that all of his relatives, Nuc, ER, Chlora, and Flag, had come from a prokaryotic cell ancestor who got too big for his britches and decided to infold his plasma membrane. This happened over thousands of generations. Slowly, but surely, he folded his surface and produced a whole bunch of membranes ...

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by takuy12345
Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:04 pm
 
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