Definition of infolded in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfəʊldɪd/


Turned or folded inwards.
Example sentences
  • Once inside the plant, an infolded plasma membrane forms around the bacterium to produce an infection thread.
  • Interestingly, there are mitochondrial-rich infolded membrane regions of the tracheolar end cells and tracheolar cells that surround tracheoles in the vicinity of their branch points.
  • The hand of the soldier and the two hands of the servant signify the three-fold accusation and denial; the infolded hands of Peter tellingly express both denial and repentance.
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