[in-kloo-zhuh n] /ɪnˈklu ʒən/
the act of .
the state of being .
something that is .
Biology. a body suspended in the cytoplasm, as a granule.
Mineralogy. a solid body or a body of gas or liquid enclosed within the mass of a mineral.
Logic, Mathematics. the relationship between two sets when the second is a subset of the first.
the act of including or the state of being included
(geology) a solid fragment, liquid globule, or pocket of gas enclosed in a mineral or rock
(engineering) a foreign particle in a metal, such as a particle of metal oxide
c.1600, from Latin inclusionem (nominative inclusio) “a shutting up, confinement,” noun of action from past participle stem of includere (see include).
inclusion in·clu·sion (ĭn-klōō’zhən)
[in-kloo-zhuh-ner-ee] /ɪnˈklu ʒəˌnɛr i/ adjective 1. (of zoning, housing programs, etc.) stipulating that a certain percentage of new housing will be priced within the reach of middle-income buyers or renters.
noun, Pathology. 1. a particle that takes a characteristic stain, found in a virus-infected cell. noun 1. (pathol) any of the small particles found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells infected with certain viruses inclusion body n. An abnormal structure in a cell nucleus or cytoplasm having characteristic staining properties and associated especially with […]
- Inclusion body disease
inclusion body disease n. See cytomegalic inclusion disease.
- Inclusion body encephalitis
inclusion body encephalitis n. A usually fatal disease that appears to result from persistent measles virus infection, causing inflammation in both the white and gray matter and characterized by the presence of nuclear inclusion bodies.